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What the best dressed baby is wearing: the urbane hipster edition

Those who know me will tell you that I rarely knit for babies.  Even when my own girls were little, they rarely benefited from the fruits of my knitting needles.   496 more words


Never Make A Plan

I had planned the weekend to be quiet and fruitful. I was going to make a major dent in the shawl work, hopefully knocking out most of the 168 lace rows of the body so I can start the first border on Monday. 484 more words


Knitting Mojo

I’ve been working on this pair of socks for the last couple of months. I’m getting close now, half way through the gusset of the second sock and hopefully it won’t take another month to get it finished. 366 more words


The acceptable face of hoarding

Some people hoard cats.  I’m not one of them, I have only three of the little critters and that’s not hoarding unless you live in a cupboard.  234 more words


What to Knit Next?

It’s always the question as I get close to finishing a project. What will be next? And, even though it’s only the end of July and there’s plenty of summer left here in Virginia, I’m already looking forward to Fall and knitting some new sweaters and accessories. 683 more words


FO:  Two By Two

Recently I did something I’ve never done before: I took part in a gift swap through one of the Ravelry groups I am a member of. 337 more words


Knit Game of Thrones Blanket, How To Price Handmade Work

I’ve just finished knitting this lap blanket. I’ve been working on it as me and my mom watched and rewatched Game of Thrones this summer. Now that it’s done and ready to be sold, I’m going to use it as an example for how to price handmade work. 712 more words