Category Archives: knitting

Wrinkle

Stitching time back together, the threads held slack; more room for tangling and dropped stitches, repetitions overworked and undone; old patterns emerge slanted, fraying, well beloved.

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The summer stole project

I know, summer is technically over, and we’re into autumn around here, but I promised finished photos of the t-shirt stole, and it’s a sunny day on the north coast, so … Recycling, knitting, and by no means least liturgy … Continue reading

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Green stuff

The latest project – a green, “green” stole, knit out of recycled t-shirts – the ones too ripped, stained, shapeless to donate. Linen stitch makes a flat stole with straight edges. Dividing each t-shirt strip (you cut them in a … Continue reading

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Recycled knit stole

A project in progress: clergy stole knit from newspaper delivery bags (hello, Cleveland’s Plain Dealer!) cut and looped together. Seed stitch (k1, p1) over 13 stitches. Seed stitch has the advantage of laying flat. I’m using size 10.5 (6.5mm) needles. … Continue reading

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Knitting a chasuble

For the context to this post, please see https://rosalindhughes.wordpress.com/2011/09/30/vergers-and-vestments/ and https://rosalindhughes.wordpress.com/2011/06/17/a-plastic-story/   General Notes: I am not a designer, by any stretch, nor do I write knitting patterns. So, what you have here is a description of what I did to … Continue reading

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Vergers and vestments

This, roughly speaking, is the text of an address given at a workshop of the 23rd Conference of the Vergers’ Guild of the Episcopal Church at Trinity Cathedral, Cleveland, on September 30th, 2011, explaining the existence of recycled plastic vestments … Continue reading

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recycled knitting revisited (again)

For those following along, we began with plastic bag knitting  (https://rosalindhughes.wordpress.com/2011/06/17/a-plastic-story/ ), moved on to a t-shirt cat mat (https://rosalindhughes.wordpress.com/2011/07/18/more-recycled-knitting/), then a t-shirt bag, for which I promised a “proper” pattern once I’d repeated the feat. Here’s the pattern I … Continue reading

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