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1 Year's stitches

I finally got the courage to make an Eyelet.  I was afraid I might damage the cloth and ruin the whole thing.  Didn’t happen!
I had no need to cut the cloth, just poke a needle in to spread the fibres and over-sew the edges. 54 more words


Cast On: Be Simple Shawl

I finished my Jay Jay shawl last week and my fingers were still itching for some shawl knitting. In my project bin of prepped projects I had the yarn caked for the… 126 more words


Cast On: Jay Jay Shawl

After finishing Reyna I knew I needed another shawl on the needles. I pawed through my bag of prepped projects and pulled out the Jay Jay Shawl by Francesca Caricato. 143 more words


FO Friday: Reyna 

My Reyna is done and here she is in all her glory!

Pattern: Reyna by Noora Laivola

Needles: US 4

Yarn: Knit Picks Hawthorn Speckle in the Cosmic Speckle Colorway (I used almost an entire skein: 93 grams/332 yards) 282 more words


First fitted dress

In July 2014, I ventured to make my first fitted dress, using purple linen. I drafted the pattern myself, and used a dress form to fit and adjust it. 47 more words


. . . hallerbos . . .

I was reknitting  the neckband on a beautiful sunny spring day in the garden. There were lots of bluebells under the three large trees and they were in full flower. 301 more words