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Day 19, sunshiny mittens

I’ve worn my thumbs bare tonight, knitting these pretties.

Excuse the tails!

For my first lot of simple shaping, I’m pretty happy with it. I think I need to work on my tension when I’m working with stitch markers, as it is quite a bit looser there, but that’s just practice. 54 more words



This is yet another attempt at a blog from me but, since this one is based on what is becoming a serious hobby, I think it may just stick. 110 more words


Work & Play

 I spent Saturday morning sewing a new top pattern (more on that later) and we then took the afternoon at the pool. I’m elated to share that we’ve reached a point where the kiddos and I have a system that allows me to actually swim laps again. 744 more words


Unrealistic Expectations

We started school yesterday. We did kind of a ‘soft launch,’ leaving the rigors of a full class load until we get a little closer to Labor Day. 998 more words


Day 6, more miniature clothing!

I’m feeling super positive today.

Not only did I have a great day at work, but I finished my make, and had time left to chill out. 18 more words


Day 3 complete!

Phew! What a day…

I knew these days would come, but I didn’t realise it would happen so quickly. I guess that’s a bit naive actually, these are the hurdles I dealt with on a daily basis before I started this challenge, so it makes sense that they’d be present throughout. 114 more words


The Weekly Round Up: Fall Twist Collective, knitting for black liberation and more

It’s been an interesting week! Here’s what caught my eye in the fibre world over the last 7 days.

Knitters 4 the World

If you’ve ever knit in public, you may know how knitting can start conversations between two people that otherwise might never have spoken to one another.  486 more words