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And here’s the promised picture of the other finished thing – the Pirate Robert Hat. As with so many of these things, it’s incredibly hard to take good photos of it, which means that the pattern bit is less legible … Continue reading

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It’s the time of finished things at the moment, or so it seems – I finished the gold band weaving this morning, and now I have a bit more than a metre of band. It was really fun to weave, … Continue reading

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If you like to knit and would like to do so in the name of science (yay!), or like to spin in the same name, there’s a recent project about Knitting in Early Modern Europe looking for volunteers to do … Continue reading

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Now, finally, after hanging out for a while, they have been soaked and patted in form and stuck with pins: My very first sweater. Once it’s dry, I get to sew it together (exciting!) and then I’ll get to find … Continue reading

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I’m not spinning today, for a change – the yarn is still in transit, and once it has arrived (the two-ply to be woven together with some variants of the yarn for the next batch), we can discuss what I … Continue reading

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Here’s the other kind of progress report – from the knitting front: This is the front left panel of “Vignette”, which means I am approaching the day of having made a non-sock and non-hat garment. It knits up rather quickly, … Continue reading

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Continuing from yesterday, for your amusement wants and procrastination needs – more links! To things! The Atlantic has a piece about how the current incentives and structures make science worse, not better – The Inevitable Evolution of Bad Science. Textilis … Continue reading

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