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FO Friday: 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

I have finally finished knitting my League sweater. Here she is blocking (for the second time).

I blocked pretty close to the schematic measurements. At first I was worried there was way too much positive ease, but I’m actually pretty happy with the fit now. 123 more words


Empty Nest Syndrome - Knitting my way through it.

For the majority of my adult life I’ve been a mum

For all of my adult life I’ve been a mum, I had Dina before I was old enough to vote and if we’re being honest, I’ve grown up with my kids, the older two especially.   958 more words


Fidra hat by the Shetland trader

I purchased this hat pattern this spring after seeing it all over Instagram last winter. This summer I finally got around to knitting it. I love this hat pattern so much! 83 more words


GNO: Jane Ellen Mark's Favorite Things

I’m a happy wife, mom of four lovely adult/married daughters, and “Nana” (pronounced to rhyme with “Papa,” not “banana”) to nine fabulous grands, with whom I love to hang out one-on-one.  728 more words


wip | riva hat.

The Riva Hat, as part of Quince and Co.’s Sea Smoke collection (which also features a sweater I definitely want to knit), is a must knit. 158 more words


Wedding Gifts

When I learned my big sister was getting married, I knew I wanted to get her and her fiance something useful for their new home. Never a fan of the registry, I decided to go the handmade route and knit a throw blanket. 119 more words

Brooklyn Tweed

fair isle, in progress.

Here’s progress on my First Fair Isle Sweater by yu co, featured in Amirisu magazine. I actually had to rip a few rows back because I forgot to change my background color to the cast iron, and I want to follow the fair isle pattern as written. 182 more words