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Romantic Pineapples Centerpiece

Let the romance continue! Here’s yet another example of a pattern so nice, I made it twice. This version of the Romantic Pineapples Doily was made for a very special family wedding. 149 more words

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A handbag!

I am somewhat obsessed with bags. Not designer bags – I hate blingy bags, prefer lightweight fabric or nylon to leather, and will always rank practical considerations over aesthetic ones – but I’m always looking for the perfect bag, the one that will be both pretty and practical and will be just the right size to fit all the things I want to carry. 411 more words

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Finished Object: Drachenfels Shawl

It’s off the needles!  My Drachenfels is finally off the needles!

This turned into one of those projects that I just had to finish.  It took a while to get into the swing of things (I was probably over half way – in the middle of the stripes – before I found my garter stitch groove).   303 more words

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Finished Object: My Aunt Doris

I’ve been a busy busy knitter over the last week – I have a bunch to show you.  Each project deserves it’s own time in the spotlight, so expect some more posts over the next couple of days! 224 more words

Hand-dyed

Sockupation

How blissful is was to have four days off in a row during Easter!

On Friday, I finished the Harbour socks:

On Saturday, the young boy’s best friend came to stay for three days.   466 more words

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Easter Vigil: Martha's Birth Story

This is the story of Martha Elanor’s birth – the whole story, no text omitted. Fair warning: I am pretty thorough in my description of what happened, which gets a little specific in the medical quarter. 5,244 more words

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Knitting Injury

I can’t knit or crochet :””””'(

I’ve got some sort of repetitive strain injury which they thought was tendonitis but after two weeks of unsuccessful treatment for that decided it is a nerve problem. 146 more words

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