Archive for July, 2010

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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Onto the New

Once I finished a couple of projects, I felt like I should work on one of the two handknits I’m aiming to finish for December this year. bowl & new project This is the yarn (and a couple of rows of ribbing you can’t see) for Dr. G’s Memory Vest [ravelry]. I’m knitting it in […]

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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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Euro Cardi

I am a layer-er. I like to wear layers on layers. Tees over tanks, cardigans over tees, sweatshirts over tanks, sweaters over tees. I especially like this when travelling — a few colorful underlayers (tees, tanks), a coordinating overlayer (cardigan, usually) and I feel and look more put together than if I were just wearing […]

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Catchup

I realized recently that I’ve been finishing projects and not logging them here! I know one part is that a few things I’ve finished I never took good photos of before, like this baby sweater. pea pod baby set This is Kate Gilbert’s design, Pea Pod Baby Set [ravelry], originally published on Interweave Knits website […]

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Why why why

Why do you build me up, buttercup, baby just to let me down and mess me around? Before our vacation, I was looking for a simple stockinette project to take with me for the two 10+ hour plane flights. I started working on Buttercup (ravel me!) intending to get it to the point below the […]

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Seattle Wash ‘n Block

blocking I washed and blocked this Snapdragon Tam (ravelry) on Tuesday morning. It’s Thursday night and IT’S STILL DAMP. This is Seattle.

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