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Top for a two year old

Z isn’t two until the 31st, but today I got the feeling that this top must be knit, so I cast it on.  I bought this Jo Sharp Soho Summer DK cotton yarn last summer at my  243 more words

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Experimental curves

My Linum Tee is growing up and getting curves in new places.  This pattern doesn’t include waist shaping, so I’m experimenting a bit.  I decided to keep all the shaping on the back, and I decreased and increased in a somewhat dramatic hourglass.   107 more words

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Hello, 33.

Today is my 33rd birthday.  I have a new shirt to wear.  It’s a finished Waterlily out of Louet Gems Fingering in Terra Cotta.  I’m very pleased to have another warm weather top finished!   366 more words

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Thowback Thursday: Tank Top Tutorial

This post is a true throwback—it’s the first complete garment I ever knit! I made this tank top about 11 years ago, after several failed attempts at other items (a not-long-enough scarf, a hat so pointy even Peter Pan wouldn’t wear it). 1,352 more words

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SUMMERTIME SWEATERS

EVEN THOUGH IT IS THE DOG DAYS OF SUMMER, WE STILL GET SOME COOL EVENINGS.  LIKE THE 4TH OF JULY – SUPER CLEAR AND BY THE TIME THE FIREWORKS BEGAN, I WAS DEFINITELY IN NEED OF MY… 84 more words

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Happy 4th!

To folks in the United States, Happy 4th of July!  To everyone else, Happy Friday!  Either way, it’s a good thing.

I’ve been taking a little break from my… 201 more words

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Red, and textured, and bitten all over.

My Kit Camisole #2 is finished!  I did the final edging and binding off last night and soaked it briefly, wrung it out in a towel, slapped it against my thighs to straighten it out, and let it dry until tonight.   317 more words

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