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Just catching up....

I’m still in a ‘no-sew’ mode so progress on anything is very slow. I have started to feel just the merest stirrings of a sewing urge so I’m hopeful of something to show you guys sometime soon! 1,230 more words


Obvious Exclusions

It’s birthday season.  That means sewing time is time for making little girl dresses.   A has taken to wearing only knits and only things that don’t come near her neck, so sewing for her is a bit more challenging.  292 more words

Lines Mittens

When Making Magazine first came out I knew I wanted to be a part of it. It is a publication that combines many of my loves: sewing, baking, crafting, and (of course) knitting! 416 more words


Weekly Fave! The "Double Knit" Blanket

This free pattern by Purl Soho is a beautiful blanket made by “double knitting”. Double knitting is a technique creating 2 layers of stockinette fabric with the knit stitches facing out on both sides, and these layers are unconnected except at the edges. 38 more words

Weekly Fave!

Sewing and Design Meet: Transit Lines

It is time for another edition of Sewing and Design Meet!  This time I am sharing about my Transit Lines design and the tote bag I made with it. 1,288 more words


Saving the socks: a proactive approach

During a visit to Purl Soho Mark saw these socks and wanted a pair (or two). As I’ve previously mentioned, I rarely refuse one of his requests, so the pattern and wool was duly bought. 639 more words


Simple Knitted Beanies

I have discovered one co-worker who enjoys knitting. Recently, she stopped me in the hall and asked if I knew any simple beanie (toque) patterns she could make. 131 more words

Getting Crafty