Miami Beach Shawl

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I just finished my first lace project, which is not to say it’s the first lace project I ever attempted. I started it back in October and then I realized that grad school was going to keep me pretty busy, … Continued


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I first knitted a sock, not a pair but ONE sock, a few years ago and I didn’t like the pattern the yarn (self patterning) formed so I didn’t knit the other one.  Fast forward to last month.  I bought … Continued

Hello, Baby!

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Baby knits are so quick!  I pumped out this sweater, hat, and booties set in about 3 days (clearly, not knitting three days straight!).  The set is so cute, and my nephew looks pretty cute in it too. Everything was … Continued

Snowman Hat

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As I have hinted in the last couple of posts, I’ve been on a knitting kick lately, ESPECIALLY now that not only is my sewing machine still packed but I’m also unemployed.  There are other projects I haven’t blogged yet … Continued

Cabled Mini Scarf

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I have been on a scarf-knitting kick lately, but at least this last one is one I can actually wear in South Florida.  It’s a skinny scarf, made from this pattern. I had wanted to try knitting cables for a … Continued

Knitting Scarves

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I recently moved…again…but it’s only a temporary move so all of my stuff, including sewing things, is still in boxes and will remain there for the next couple of months. Since I’m now sewing or doing school work, I’ve had … Continued

Bunny Blanket Buddy

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This isn’t technically sewing but I’ll be damned if I start another blog!  Besides, I did “sew” by weaving in the ends of the yarn, that’s gotta count for something! Anyhow, I made this cute little “lovey” for a friend’s … Continued

Look Ma, I Can Knit!

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Today I FINALLY finished a knitting project for the first time EVER!  It is a very simple shrug knitted in stockinette stitch.  It is a big rectangle that is then sewn to make pseudo-sleeves.The most difficult part was working with … Continued

Lots of Books and Magazines!

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Remember those ridiculously expensive knitting books I talked about?  Well, they arrived today and they are BEAUTIFUL!!!!!!!  Beautiful.  The great thing is that because two of them are from the summer/spring collection I will actually be able to make stuff … Continued