Category Archives: Baby stuff

Unraveled Wednesday, 9/7/22.

Joining Kat and friends. Go see what the others are up to. Knitting. I am closing in on this blanket — 6″ to go! It has been a delight; simple mindless knitting with a lovely yarn. I can tell a … Continue reading

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Unraveled Wednesday, 8/5/20.

Joining Kat and friends today to talk about knitting and reading. Knitting. Reading.   The Crossing Places by Elly Griffiths. One of you mentioned reading the Ruth Galloway series. I remembered reading the first one, pictured left, a couple years … Continue reading

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Unraveled Wednesday, 7/22/20.

Joining Kat and friends for Unraveled Wednesday. Knitting. The In Threes sweater is coming along nicely, albeit with the occasional unraveling. I bound off the sleeve caps on Monday night. If all goes well I shall be able to show … Continue reading

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My year in knitting, with a bit of crochet thrown in for variety.

Potholders, two.   Fingerless mitts, four pairs.   Mittens, one pair.   Socks, one pair.   Dead baby buntings, several.   Stump covers, two.   Hats, lots.   Cowls, one.   Scarves, one.   Sweaters, zero.   Afghans, one.   … Continue reading

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A former co-worker of Smokey's and former renter of our house had a baby over a year ago, and I promised her a sweater. While I knit it almost immediately, it sat… and sat… and sat… waiting for the arm … Continue reading

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Tuesday, but not ten on.

Lots o' snow here. We got ~12" last Thursday. View from windows on the uphill side of the house.   Turning to the right to gaze through the trees toward the neighbor's house.   Looking out from the sliding door … Continue reading

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Sunday stuff on Thursday because Thursday is the new Sunday. Or something.

Wine :: cooler. Cooperate :: -tion. Dropped :: like a hot potato. Painter :: drip cloth. Binger :: drunkard. Knot :: -worthy. Collar :: button. Barefoot :: in the Park. Town :: -house. House :: in town. * * * … Continue reading

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Baby sweater.

One of Smokey's former co-workers and former tenant of ours had a baby in November, and Smokey suggested that I knit something for the new arrival. I was deep into other projects right then, but I dug in the stash … Continue reading

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Ten on Tuesday, the sweater and yarn edition.

Five Favorite Sweater Patterns And Five Favorite Yarns To Use. First, the patterns. The Incredible Custom-Fit Raglan by Pamela Costello. I used that pattern to make my multi-color striped raglan. Baby Brights by Bev Galeska. I have used that pattern … Continue reading

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Summer knitting.

I have been on a baby bib and dishcloth binge. Yarn: Lily Sugar 'n' Creme and probably some Peaches 'n' Creme, too.Needle: Addi US#7.Pattern: The ever popular Baby Bib o' Love from Mason & Dixon. I modified it so the … Continue reading

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