Archive for the 'baby (not mine!)' Category

Niseag Spied!

One of my cousins is having her first baby real soon now. I used to babysit this cousin, so I’m a little verklempt (also: old!). I decided to knit a stuffed little guy for the baby and thought it was a good time to pull out my copy of Hansi Singh’s Amigurumi Knits! book. I […]

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Greenie Gramps

Friends of mine from college had a super cute little boy earlier this summer. I had to knit him a sweater. I had to! Gramps Cardi I loved every minute. cardi Kate Oates’ Gramps Cardigan, my ravelry project page. Knit in MadelineTosh Vintage in Moorland. I did not follow the pattern instructions for the collar […]

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Low Hanging Fruit

Occasionally at work I’ll get into a funk where I feel like I’m not getting anything done. In an effort to bring up my confidence, I’ll look for a couple of quick and easy tasks that need doing and accomplish them. I’ve been looking at my ravelry projects page and grimacing recently, feeling like I’m, […]

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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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Frantic Knitting

The baby shower is Friday evening and I need to finish this sweater and wash&dry it beforehand. I’m stealing every minute I can to finish it. Wish me luck!

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Baby Kerrera in Progress

I’m crafting but not blogging! baby kerrera I just have the sleeves left to knit on this baby sized kerrera for friends of ours. I didn’t follow the baby size exactly because I like the flare shape of the larger sizes and didn’t want it to button all the way down. I picked up buttons […]

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Yer knittin’, I has it

Unfortunately Chester is a bit too enamoured with yarn while I’m knitting it…

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FO: Gnome-ten

Friends of mine are expecting their little boy to show himself in a couple of weeks. They are big Caps fans and super sweet, so I decided their son needed a sweater in Caps colors. Initially I was planning to design my own hockey sweater styled pattern but it was not working out, so I […]

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Squish!

Today I picked up some yarn for a gift for some friends. squish squish! I have an idea in mind for this gift, a design. I’m not entirely sure it is going to work out the way I am envisioning. It’s not my usual type of design. A little fiddly. We’ll see how it goes!

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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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