Archive for February, 2008

Dear Cotton,

I used to like you quite a bit. You’re resilient and smooth. My stitches show up great in you. But lately, we’re just not getting along. blue green gable I am 21 rows of a sleeve and a crocheted edge from complete on this sweater, Cotton. It’s made of a blend of you. And yet […]

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FO: Ellen’s 1/2 Pint Farm Socks

So far in 2008, I have focused quite a bit on finishing mates for my mateless socks (and mitten, but that’s another story). I’m feeling a bit better about the backlog of projects (check out my ravelry project list if you dare). brand new socks, brand new shoes In this case, it’s my oldest unfinished […]

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Fiery Socks

It’s a bit coincidental that I have two socks (well, three, but two are the same) on the needles right now that fit right in with the current Project Spectrum theme of Fire (red, orange, pink). First, we have the mate to my fourth self-knit sock ever! ellen’s 1/2 pint farm, not sure of colorway […]

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FO: Koolhaas

I know, I know, everyone in knitland has already knit one (or two or ten!) of these. me, Claw, and Koolhaas I like to wear hats but I seldom feel like knitting one, so I didn’t really give this pattern a second glance. Until I had a dream about it. I don’t recall the specifics […]

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FOs: Cute Stuff

A friend of mine from college and his wife just had their second little girl. I made a strawberry hat for the first little one, so I thought that another hat would be appropriate for their newest family addition. totoro bonnet This is from Adrian’s (hello yarn) fantastic pattern, Top Down Bonnet w/Anime Character. I […]

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FO: Baby Soft Cardi

My niece is 6 whole months old today! It’s amazing how quickly the little humans grow! On Sunday, I had a chance to give her this sweater, a cotton sweater for spring. I held the sweater up to show her and she gave me a huge smile and reached out to take it. Success! baby […]

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