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I designed this neckwarmer last year for my friend’s birthday. Within 48 hours, I had spun and knitted it. I could not find a decent set of buttons in my st...

Nanotube mitts

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Ever seen a sheet of graphene? Carbon atoms in a sheet of graphene assemble into an hexagonal lattice, which resembles a honey comb. Take a sheet of graphene...

Knitting and men in uniform

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Last week in Halifax, a beautiful ship named Esmeralda (complete with lots of men in uniform) was about to leave the harbor. So I sat in a ray of sun and wat...

Knitting libido is back

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Fall is here and we had a couple of cold nights here in Montreal, which urges me to knit a couple of warm items. After a hot and humid summer, my knitting l...

Skinny sari scarf

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A couple of weeks ago, I knitted nearly a whole scarf at a conference. It’s a new bad habit of mine. Eh.

Pierrot’s Scarf

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I live in Montreal where winter can be very rude at times (like -30C in January). On one of those freezing evening, I was waiting for the bus with my friend ...

Feather and fan shawl

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My sister in law got married this summer, and I bought a new dress for this special occasion. It was a beautiful sleeveless blue and green silk dress with su...

Baby booties

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Three of my friends are pregnant. Three! A couple of years ago, we were wild party animals (well, sort of) and now we are all settled down, serious and well-...

Conference baby hat

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As I already said, last week I was at a conference. In fact, I attended various symposia for four days in a row and sitting on an straight chair for several ...

Mom’s mitts

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My favorite hand-warmers for everyday use is an hybrid between mittens and fingerless gloves. The fingerless part is useful to manipulate my keys, bus pass, ...

Fembot progress

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The fembot knits up quickly, even if I have tons of other things to do. Here’s a picture of her head :

Le robot

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What was this yarn I bought yesterday for? Hmmm… I’ll give you clue :