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You guys! My giganto-blanket is #19 and #20 on this Buzzfeed list. How cool is that? Thanks, Buzzfeed! I also wanted to give y’all a sneak peek at my newest giganto-thingie. This is a cabled throw I made as a wedding gift for my dear friends Jen and Stephen. I’ll do a full post with […]

Buck? Dunny? Raduck?

I felt like doing a little stash busting recently, so I decided to make one of Susan B. Anderson’s reversible knit toys. I thought this little duck/bunny toy was irresistibly cute (and the pattern is free to boot!), so I took a stab at it. Here it is in action: Whatever you call this thing, […]

‘Tis the Season

I’m not usually all that excited about Christmas, in fact, I’m usually pretty ambivalent about the whole thing. On one hand, I love the songs, drinking egg nog, and the cozy feeling of sitting around a fireplace with your family. The part that gets me down is the rampant consumerism, the mandatory conspicuous consumption that […]


Look, everyone! It’s an actual, real-life F.O.! (That’s “Finished Object” for the uninitiated.) It’s been so long since I’ve finished a knitting project for myself, I wasn’t quite sure what to do with this thing. I thought maybe I’d send it to a friend in a colder climate, but after trying on the cowl I […]

Election Day 2012

Four years ago I knit this sweater, which I dubbed Obama-rama: Today, Barack Obama is up for reelection. Yesterday, when I pulled out the sweater to show the world who I support for president in 2012, I realized that my choice may not have changed since 2008, but my waistline has a bit… It wasn’t […]


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