Author Archives: luliriisi

ALL the swatches

I’m finally at the point in my wedding shawl where I need to decide which pattern to do next. So I’ve been swatching. And re-doing charts (I love charts, btw). And swatching some more. And then swatching again. I’ve churned out … Continue reading

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Mrs Lear’s Scarf

Here’s the second of my two patterns from Defarge Does Shakespeare: Mrs Lear’s Scarf. It has cabling and wrapped stitches, just like the mitts and sections of textured stitches in between the columns of cables. So if you’d rather make a … Continue reading

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Mrs Lear mitts

As I mentioned earlier, I have two patterns in the new Defarge Does Shakespeare book that’s coming out soon (digital copy out tomorrow, March 27th, print version ships two weeks later). I’m the kind of person who likes clothes, accessories … Continue reading

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It’s coming!

Finally! So excited. The next Defarge book – Defarge Does Shakespeare – will be out this Friday, March 27th. I have two patterns in it, a scarf and a pair of fingerless mitts, both based on King Lear. But I want to give … Continue reading

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More wedding chat

I’ve made a decent dent into my wedding shawl knitting. I’ve got to the lace sections now and even though I have three pages of charts (because there are three different lace patterns) to follow if I need them, I … Continue reading

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It’s all about the food

The past few days I seem to have taken pictures of only my food. It all started off my lunch/snack on Saturday: Then came dinner. Baked mac’n’cheese (from scratch) that made my niece ask for the recipe: On Sunday, I … Continue reading

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I seem to have a new hobby

Since I last blogged, I seem to have acquired two things: a shiny ring and a new hobby in the form of dressmaking. And yes, these two things are related since I’ve decided to not only design and knit my … Continue reading

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