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Big Pink Pixie in the Sky

What do you do with that one ball of wool that you get on sale and have in your stash for months? It wasn’t quite the right shade to combine with any other colours that I had, and there wasn’t enough for mittens or a scarf.  200 more words


New knit: Ribbed socks in Unicorn Farts

Yes, you read that correctly. And if you look at the yarn in its virgin state, you can see why! Great name, and I won’t lie – it slightly swayed me towards this colour blend. 385 more words


Knitting Thrifty

Thrift Shops are my Fave!

I’m a person who was raised wearing second-hand clothes. I got a lot of cool outfits from my older cousins (boys and girls) that I loved. 494 more words


Loving Triangles

I am a huge fan of colour and, I LOVE a good colour-blocked garment. When I found this Tri-Color Sweater pattern, I knew I had to make it. 354 more words


Running late again...

Hello!  So sorry this post is late. I said Tuesday and it is already Thursday.

I have finished one of the cotton mittens for my cousin’s baby (I still have to seam it). 178 more words

My first baby hat

Hooray!  I have almost finished my cousin’s baby hat.  I just need to block it, seam it and add a little embellishment.

I’m going to use a garter stitch join for the rim and mattress seam for the stocking stitch body. 240 more words

Beginning knitting: Simple garter stitch square blanket

I have several projects on the go, but if I need a quick knit pick-me-up, I work on a project by Jane Ellison from Purl & Jane:  Simple garter stitch square blanket.   165 more words