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Why Do You Build Me Up?

Back in February, I finally finished my buttercup top [ravelry pattern page; my ravelry project]. buttercup I haven’t posted about it because I am way behind (and this one makes me sort of sad) but here’s the quick notes. * it’s too wide. I needed to knit it at least one or two sizes down […]

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FO: Kerrera (for kids)

Friends of ours are having a baby girl later this month. We attended the baby shower a couple of weeks ago (whoa, where did the time go!) and I just barely finished this sweater in time. kerrera back I knit Gudrun Johnston’s design, Kerrera For Kids [ravelry pattern; my project] in Berroco Comfort, my favorite […]

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Good-bye 2010

I just looked at my ravelry projects for the year and was surprised I didn’t finish as many as I thought. 2010 collage Nineteen finished projects. More than half of my finished projects were gifts. There are a lot of accessories. I currently have four other projects actively in progress. Three others were started this […]

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FO: Autumn, Striped — Just in Time for Winter

Back in August, E (Poking My Eyes Out) and I went to Serial Knitters, the newest LYS in the area (and the closest LYS to my house now). While there, I picked up some madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light in saffron and well water that I simply could not resist. After some consideration and discussion, I […]

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FO: Just another Hat

A couple of months ago, I ordered a swatch card from Quince & Co and at the same time bought some yarn for swatching — a hank of sportweight chickadee (knit into my rave mitts) and a ball of aran-to-bulky weight Osprey, intended for a second Quincy (the first Quincy). pink! I started the project […]

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FO: Noir

This year I decided I wanted to knit my grandparents something. Grandma is extra super stylish, always dressed in black and heels, but also quite the football and hockey fan. She is a total badass. It was hard to come up with something that I thought she would like. Even if she doesn’t wear it, […]

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Squishy Quincy

I think it happened while my mom was visiting last month. I suddenly decided I needed to knit Jared Flood’s design, Quincy [ravelry]. I hadn’t particularly been interested in knitting it and then BAM! I was. front I don’t knit with bulky yarn much. While I could have doubled some DK weight yarn or something, […]

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Ladybug Cardi

One of my good friends from high school and her husband just had their second child, another gorgeous little girl. I knit her older sister Veronica a Baby Surprise Jacket just before she was born almost two years ago, so I felt Heidi needed a cardigan as well! so cute The design process all began […]

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Snapdragon

It took a good 72 hours for it to dry here in Seattle, but my Snapdragon Tam [ravelry] finally did. hanging Because I started it in Charles de Gaulle airport outside Paris where I was not supposed to carry knitting needles on the plane, it was mostly knit on double pointed bamboo needles. This actually […]

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Kit Kat Kittehpants!

I’m not very good at assembling stuffed animals. I always sew things in the wrong place and they are crooked or look weird. This amigurumi kitty was no different. whoops! It didn’t help that I’d run out of the pink yarn and for some reason decided white would be a good idea, with little bits […]

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