Author Archives: Loganstitches

Crochet Challenge

The local spinning guild had a meeting yesterday and one of the members brought a bag of yarn and challenged us all to make something for the homeless. It was perfect. When you have piles and piles of things to … Continue reading

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Things Piled Up

Piles of French knots on make blackberries on my first mountmellick stitchery. Eventually it will be a biscornu. Things have been piled up lately. Good things like hundreds skeins of yarn and many WIP, not so good things like all … Continue reading

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Quilted Adrienne Blouse

Changing from a jersey with beau coupe stretch to a quilted double knit seemed like it would need some adjustment. Apparently only those changes previously considered for a slightly better fit would do it. I narrowed the sleeves by 2 … Continue reading

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MakeNine2019: Overload

Sometimes I think my make 9 should have read make 9 of each category. For instance my list included “Nightgown”  which lead to two different flannel adaptations of the Carolyn Pajamas (Red Roses, Blue Geometric) and this summer nightgown (Butterick … Continue reading

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14 threads rewoven Now I can try cutting again. If it goes well this last band will be done in time for our next chapter meeting. If it’s done soon enough I might even get to work on another WIP … Continue reading

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Weaving Errors

Didn’t wind my warp cross properly (little ones are very demanding and even when exceptionally patient aren’t patient enough for 177 threads at 3.5 yds each. Ran out of heddles when threading from middle Missed one thread of the pattern … Continue reading

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Big Four

Now that indie pattern companies are blooming like daisies, we have the contrasting Big Four and I ask myself, why I keep buying expensive indie patterns when I can buy the cheap big four patterns (which admittedly I do).  Well, … Continue reading

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