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Finished: The Amethyst Fair Isle Sweater

It’s been finished for a couple of weeks, but it’s also birthday season here in Brooketopia, so I’ve just been too busy for blogging while finishing up birthday presents and the inevitable Valentine’s Day stuff that moms of school-aged kids deal with. 351 more words

Finished Projects

Making Sense Of Intimidating Knitting Patterns

A friend received the Auden’s Advice pattern by Jennifer Burek Pierce as part of the digital bundle from the 2016 Project For Awesome. She doesn’t knit, but we both consider ourselves nerdfighters, so she was kind enough to share the pattern with me. 518 more words

Star Wars Fair Isle Hat Part 4

This blog post covers the final fair isle chart of the hat (red with white storm troopers and x wings) and the decrease section. See… 278 more words


Are these lemons, and is lemonade what I'm making?

The last time I got my feet seen to, it must have been ten years ago. Maybe. Or eight, or fifteen. I never was good with time. 887 more words

Far Out Philosophy

Of Appropriations & Improprieties

Cultural appropriation in fashion is an interesting topic. It can also be murky to navigate. As someone with a pronounced interest in and appreciation for culture, particularly the unique artistic contributions of cultures, the presence of strong cultural fingerprints in fashion catches my attention. 927 more words


Book review and giveaway: Tudor Roses

Friends, are you – like me, currently – in need of something new and pretty to look at? Well, allow me to present to you the recently re-released… 509 more words


The cowl is fnished

I am pleased to announce that I managed to finish off the cowl this last week. I have to admit that I haven’t finished the ends and I haven’t ironed it but I wanted to show it to you today. 265 more words