Many, many antique socks. They look so . . . antique.

Bang Out a Sweater: Armpit Edition

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Dear Ann, Here I am with a how-to for those who are entering the home stretch of their Stopover pullover in our Bang Out a Sweater knitalong. Here’s the situation: you’ve successfully navigated the Three Tube Situation. You’ve knit the yoke, ribbed the ribbing or rolled the roll at the neck, and bound off. It’s time to weave in ends, block and wear your sweater, right? Nope. There’s still one little job you have to...

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Bang, Bang, On the Door

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Dear Ann, As the light faded yesterday afternoon, I snapped a progress photo of my Stopover for our Bang Out a Sweater knitalong. A couple of hours later, I had both sleeves done. (13 hours in so far; I’m still keeping track.) You know what this means: the Three Tube Situation is upon us. The moment in a yoke construction garment when the sleeves and body are joined together on a long circular needle, ready to start knitting the...

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The Three Tube Situation

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Dear Ann, Yesterday I posted an instagram of my current LIP (lopapeysa in progress), as you do. Susan S piped up to request my tips on lopapeysa construction. Specifically, she wanted to know how the sleeves and body get joined up into a unified garment so that the colorwork yoke can be knitted on in the round. Someone else joined in, testifying that she had been deterred from knitting a lopapeysa when she saw some pithy pattern instructions on...

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