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January 20 , 2008
Frogging Nutkins and More

6 repeats in and I could see there was a problem - just look at the bias on these socks! They are swirling around my leg and who knows how they will fit over my heel and foot.

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After looking at the Ravelry Nutkin projects, I realized I was not alone (although some people have made changes in the pattern to correct this problem by mirroring the swirls instead of having them all flow in the same direction). I consulted, via a flurry of emails, with my long time blog friend, Shirley, who I knew was also making Nutkins, and ..... I (we) frogged! I really like this Lorna's Laces yarn (much prettier than the color in these pictures) and now I have it in 2 nice yarn cakes waiting for the right pattern.

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Marvelous Mittens 15

Isn't that a cool thumb gusset? I'm loving this pair of mittens!

CIC pullover

My current plan is to knit at least 2 sweaters for the Children in Common (CIC)Knitting Yahoo Group toddler sweater/vest challenge. This one is going to be a little Nordic yoke pullover and I'm going to guess it will be done soon because I can't wait to get to the yoke! You'll get all the details as soon as it's done. Knitting little sweaters is so much fun!

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