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Turning a Hat into Fingerless Gloves

For the past couple of months, I’ve had the great pleasure of teaching knitting to three 5th grade girls. We gather at one girl’s house and spend 90 minutes knitting, chatting (and listening) about sports, school, older siblings (ugh!),  and ideas for next projects. 144 more words

Saltwater Hill Knits

mum's blanket update

Mum’s rate of knitting has slowed down for one reason or another so I am catching up with my finishing in comparison to her output! 193 more words


An earflap hat for my sis

My sis asked me to knit a hat that’s not too tight, covers her ears well and also has functional ties that she can actually tie up. 346 more words


Bad Start, 2016 (but I made a great sweater anyway. Ha!)

I know that I kind of did this to myself. I was really pushing things as I got everything baked, stitched, knitted, wrapped, mailed and cleaned for Christmas. 816 more words


A hitchhiker sat on a park bench

One day this month, the sun shined. I stole my partner’s Christmas gift I made for him, rushed outside, and photographed it before the rain and fog returned. 100 more words


The Hitchhiker Yarns

Last week I shared the Hitchhiker shawlettes with you …

For those who want to know the yarn details, I’ll fill you in!

This one is in “Opal Gallery”:- 80 more words


Rowena poncho is knit in the round from the top down using stockinette and garter stitches. Deep collar and bottom edges are split on the same side and knit back and forth in garter stitch. 166 more words