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First new socks in 30 odd years

When I was a little girl I had a lovely big doll. A few months after getting her a parcel arrived in the post. It turned out that one of my Oma’s (Grandmother’s) friends had crocheted her some lovely dresses, trousers, shirts, hats and booties. 261 more words

Knitting

FO Friday (Mark One)

Somewhere about Wednesday I decided I wanted to participate in FO* Friday. It was more to encourage myself to finish all the UFOs** I had languishing in the top drawer of my stash than anything else. 248 more words

Knitty

FO Friday: Sprout Cardigan

Ladies and gentlemen….we have a winner! I had to add almost 5 inches of garter stitch to the bottom of this sweater. But you know what? 125 more words

Knitting

Dr Frankenpattern strikes again!

I can’t even remember the last time I made a dress from just one pattern. I’ve always liked frankenpatterning, but lately I’ve really been treating my pattern stash as more of an ingredient list than a recipe book, with individual elements to be extracted and combined to make the item I have in my head. 1,004 more words

Sewing

Sewing

Our car recently spent some time at the mechanics. It went in for a service and some other repairs. Having one car makes it very difficult to get  Gorgeous Girl to school and back when it is out of action. 118 more words

Finished Objects

Ready or not...

…it’s almost time to enter my knitting and crochet projects into this year’s fair contest. It looks like I’ll have 16 entries this year – down from last year’s 20, but still not too bad. 65 more words

Crocheting

A very quick finish

Last Sunday Gorgeous Girl was watching a documentary about wildlife in India (she loves watching nature programmes) and she asked me to come and watch with her. 68 more words

Knitting