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I’m nothing if not persistent

AKA – It will be mine . . . There’s a sweater I’ve wanted to knit for a long time.  It’s by Alice Starmore, who designs beautiful sweaters, some with complicated cables and others with beautiful color work.  She lives … 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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Christmas knitting – part three (of three!)

The last of the Christmas knits.  This one deserves a post all its own. I mentioned that I have the Aran Knitting book from Alice Starmore.  It’s a wonderful read and I love all the patterns in it.  So far, … Continue reading

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Christmas knitting – part two

My husband had requested a beanie no bigger than a yarmulke to wear under his noise-reducing headphones when watching Youtube videos on his computer.  I chose Joji Locatelli’s Rafa’s Hat (a free Ravelry download) because it’s plain and knitted in … Continue reading

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Christmas knitting

2018 was a very knitty year!  Here are some of the projects I couldn’t share until now. First, for my granddaughter, Logan, I knit two sweaters and a hat.  All were from Alice Starmore’s Aran Knitting book.  I love knitting … Continue reading

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