Category Archives: Knitting

A couple of hats

Every year, the group of people my husband works with chooses a family to buy Christmas presents for.  This year they got two boys. I have several almost-full skeins of Lamb’s Pride wool left over from other projects and two … Continue reading

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Why I love blocking

Can you imagine trying to pick up stitches or sew seams on this mess? Ahhh!  That’s better! Almost done with Heather’s Twigs and Willows.  Should have it finished by the end of the week!  Just button bands, (find and) sew … Continue reading

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What I’ve been knitting

I haven’t posted much about what I’ve been knitting lately (the whole year, almost!) but that’s because most of my knitting has been for Christmas presents.  I’ll have to wait until after the holidays to show you all that. Yesterday … Continue reading

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My “Grandpa”

Back in April, I started knitting myself a sweater, the Grandpa Cardigan by Joji Locatelli.  I totally love it!  Just my thing – lots of cables!  and I’m knitting it in one of my favorite yarns, Madelinetosh Tosh DK.  It’s … Continue reading

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Final update on the experiment!!

You remember my experiment – modifying the gorgeous Norah Gaughan design, Nightingale, to fit my 3-year-old granddaughter.  If you’re just joining me now, you can read the saga here, here, and here.   Basically, it was going along beautifully until I … Continue reading

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Worked like a charm!

and only took me half an hour for each side. Before doing anything, I secured the stitches that I didn’t want to unravel.  The stitches for the front of the sweater are on the red stitch holder and I used … Continue reading

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Something else just for me!

A couple years ago, Craftsy had a clearance on Madelinetosh Tosh DK yarn.  I love that yarn.  It’s 100% Merino wool, all the colors have incredible depth and it’s easy to work with.  I’d made sweaters and Milos for Logan … Continue reading

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