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New baby; new knitting.

When I first started writing this blog, 3.5 years ago, the sproglet was just three months old and none of my siblings had any children. 582 more words

Homemade Presents

Thursday Sock-Along: Friday Edition

I’m counting these as Thursday socks because I cast on yesterday. Better late than never, right? Well, I’ve been saying for a while that I wanted to make a second pair of socks. 437 more words


T is for Tin Can Knits

As promised, here is my Bonny top by Tin Can Knits. I paired it with the gray silk Savannah Cami from Seamwork magazine. I think this pair will get worn often as the temperature climbs.


March Madness

Once you fall out of the habit of blogging, it’s really hard to come back!

I didn’t finish my Stitch Block Cowl (Stitches West Anniversary Cowl) in March as planned. 255 more words


Bonny Top by Tin Can Knits

Have you ever had a plan go wrong?  My vision was to knit this Bonny Top from Tin Can Knits out of this beautiful silk lace weight yarn from… 126 more words


Cornish alpaca

We came back from the Cornish wedding last year with spinning treasure – 3 large bags of creamy white alpaca.  My just-married step-daughter, Ellie, had negotiated the sale with a work colleague (and got me a very good deal too).  679 more words


5 reasons to knit a baby sweater

I’ve been getting SO into knitting lately. It’s like something just cracked in my brain and all I can think about is yarn. And needles. And combinations of those things. 289 more words

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