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FO Friday: The Hat

I am happy to say I finished N’s hat on Tuesday night though it took me another day to attach the pompom. He seems happy with it, though he’d be happier if it was black and gray. 134 more words


Knitter’s Panic

I imagine crochetists feel it too. Yesterday The Husband was supposed to have to day off but as often happens in his work world things changed and he had to go in for the afternoon and evening. 150 more words


Ho! Ho! Ho! No More UFO!

I’ve just finished a long project (like any good knitter, I kept finding other projects to do) that was a true work of love. My college roommate, Mary Frances, aka Muffin, asked me to copy her lifetime Christmas stocking for her new grandson and daughter-in-love. 536 more words


Warm and Cosy Bunnies Hat

This year I went on an organized five day sailing holiday in September. Since I don’t particularly like travelling, find food scary and am not necessarily a fan of meeting new people that I cannot escape, this was a huge personal accomplishment. 213 more words


Manchester Musings

So, you see, everybody in Berlin has a perfectly marvelous roommate.  Some people have two people. 1,090 more words


Gift Knitting: A Quick Idea for the Holidays

I used to do really elaborate gift guides for my old beauty and accessories blog back in the day. It was fun and I incorporated my friends and got to use my publication design skills to put together mini magazines and have fun…and then everyone started to do gift guides and I was over it. 136 more words


Cables and Garter Stitch

My husband and I moved to a new apartment last week. I know myself well enough to know that when my life is in uproar I need something simple and soothing to knit. 197 more words