Author Archives: GeekKnitter

Many Thanks

I am utterly and completely blown away by all of the supportive comments, virtual hugs and offers of support my desperate post last week brought out. It was a difficult and scary post to write, far outside of my comfort … Continue reading

Posted in Spinning, Uncategorized | 12 Comments

White Flag

I’m drowning here. Completely lost, out to sea. Pick any tired cliche for ‘overwhelmed and desperate,’ that’s my life right now. The past several months have seen the foundations of my world grow very shaky indeed. Stress at work and … Continue reading

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Slightly Biased

I have become obsessed. People who know me well will wonder why I feel the need to point this out, but that’s entirely beside the point. My current obsession is with Cat Bordhi and her New Pathways for Sock Knitters … Continue reading

Posted in Footwear, Socks | 9 Comments

In Which I Forget and Then I Remember

I have something of a selective memory. I’m perfectly capable of forgetting things which annoy me, putting them out of my mind altogether and going merrily about my way. Take knitted stripes, for instance. They look lovely, and they’re pretty … Continue reading

Posted in Baby Knitting | 11 Comments

Bring Back The Sun

And so the earth turns. The days here in the Northern Hemisphere will get longer. Although it barely seems possible, we’ll get a little bit more sun every day. Helped along, I am sure, by all the bright and hopeful … Continue reading

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How To Make A Knitter Happy

There are several ways to make a knitter happy… many of them involve stash enhancement. This one does not. Here’s what you do: Have a baby. The knitter will knit something for the baby. Several months later, dress the baby … Continue reading

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Strange Beginnings

There are times when you just have to trust a designer. You fall in love with all the pretty projects you see on Ravelry, you pick the yarn and you dive right in. Then there comes a time when what … Continue reading

Posted in Socks | 7 Comments