Category Archives: sewing

time flies!

Doesn’t it though, even if you are not having a lot of fun!! First, garden is okay.  strange, but okay.  Growing the Armenian Cucumbers for the first time.  Chard is doing well.  Eggplant, eh!  tomatoes, well, they are there, but … Continue reading

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still knitting

Took me MONTHS to finish this.  A Red Heart yarn project – Breezy Knit Market Bag – figured it would use up a large skein of yarn that I had.  Followed gauge but made it wider than the original pattern, … Continue reading

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warm arms

  the last sweater I knit had 3/4 sleeves, and I have another I bought with the same (in black).  So some additional coverage was needed.  These of course will also work as just plain hand and wrist warmers when … Continue reading

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feathered nest cowl

out of a book called Birds of A Feather.  Their original pattern is much shorter, so it looks like a nest.  I wanted something longer, with texture, and I got it.  Didn’t really pay much attention to gauge, just used … Continue reading

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stash buster

This is a knit “basket”, found the pattern in a magazine awhile back – you know how it goes, you pull out the page, put it in your to do pile and one day you stumble back across it and … Continue reading

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knitting

  finally finished this sweater!  Used the Beracco Remix yarn again. Didn’t come out exactly as planned, but definitely wearable.  This is my first  totally knitted parts sewn together; sides, top, set in sleeves. So pretty pleased.  No pattern last … Continue reading

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yarn decanter

When I was a kiddy, and I’m talking brownie scout age, we made a yarn decanter out of a large quaker oats container.  Painted or decoupaged or contact paper the outside, put a hole in the top, ran a string … Continue reading

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destash day

Utter sacrilege I know, but today, went through the yarn stash and de-stashed about a 1/3 of it! We all know we acquire yarn for a variety of reasons, and as we learn and develop our skills, some of that … Continue reading

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second verse

slightly different than the first. Second set of sandal socks from the same skein of Cascade Yarns Cherub Aran.  This pair weighs 37grams, vs 35 due to the difference in toe and ankle.  That first pair (below) are probably easier … Continue reading

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