Category Archives: Designs

Gauge Swatch Robot, We’re All Very Busy, and Another New Idea

I’ve been working, I swear.  I’m trying not to let the fact that all I have to show for it is this pathetic pile of nearly identical swatches get me down. I’ve been busy with other creative outlets — I … Continue reading

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New Project — First Day of School Ensemble

Work on the Robot continues apace — and by “apace” I mean I’ve been working for four days on a 6-inch square stockinette swatch on US2 needles in a yarn I think I hate.  I did have the idea of … Continue reading

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Gauge Swatch Robot – Houston, We Have a Cube

Haven’t been posting, but I have been knitting — see?  I really need to work on my photo composition skills, but you get the idea. The cube is ~5.5 inches to a side, which I think is too big for … Continue reading

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Gauge Swatch Robot and Sick Child

It literally just occurred to me that I could make all my squares stockinette and work on construction and all that, and then fiddle with pattern stuff.  See?  Even total dopes can be designers.  Maybe. I didn’t really get any … Continue reading

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Gauge Swatch Robot, and My Notebook

Two squares done — thinking of calling her a Dishcloth Robot instead.  Maybe I could work in a Rosie-from-the Jetsons reference?  Nah, seems labored. These squares are very dense — worsted wool on US4 needles.  Soft toys are generally worked … Continue reading

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Gauge Swatch Robot — And Hello!

My current main work in progress: Gauge Swatch Robot. I LOVE robots, rocket ships, Flash Gordon, any sort of 1940s/50s Atomic Age design kitsch.  And I have a daughter so I deplore that all the robot-related kid stuff is squarely … Continue reading

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