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CO: Travel Knit Changing Pad

This is the most ambitious project I’ve designed so far. It’s fairly simple yet there are some design elements, like the  border and ridges for the folds that all need to line up so it’s not a complete fail. 40 more words

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Casting on... and on... and on...

You know when you’ve got about ten projects already on the go, at various stages of completion? And then suddenly you feel the need to cast on another eight? 444 more words


Quite Some Wingspan ...

Hi there!

I just finished sewing in the ends (I was too busy spinning and gaming and knitting last night) and decided to show you how big this Wingspan really is! 93 more words


2015, Item #1: Dinner for One (Der 90. Geburtstag)

Hi friends! :D

January is almost over already (GOSH that was fast!) and I, of course, have been knitting … For others. ;)

This lovely, lovely yarn was intended for 806 more words


Pattern Spotlight: Hitchhiker

I’ve finally jumped on the bandwagon.  And, I kind of love it.

I’m probably the last knitter to make a Hitchhiker shawl.  (There are 17,685 projects up on Ravelry, and I’m pretty sure it’s been in the top 50 or so patterns for the last couple years.) 290 more words


Hand Embroidery Running Stitch

Since I’ve only started to embroider recently I wanted to share my experiments with you.  I did a little when I was a child, and although I’ve knitted, crocheted and sewed over the years, I’m going to focus on hand embroidery for a while. 56 more words


Sad garter stitch cowl

Here are before and after photos of the garter cowl I knitted.

It was so soft and fluffy and squishy before blocking, and even though I was careful not to squash it, it flattened out and de-squishified. 45 more words