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Warm tootsies

I felted my clogs last night. Monumental because I found a Facebook picture of them started January 1, and then finished and waiting for seaming uploaded on February 22.  And they have been sitting in my basket waiting for me since then. Why so long? I didn’t have a chibi!! Can you believe it? That’s …

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cute baby, super easy blanket

This baby and this blanket  . . . Pattern: Super Easy Baby Blanket, easy garter stitch stripes on a size 7 or as needed to match gauge. Seven earthy colors. approximate finished size, 36″ x 45″.  Yarn: Tatamy Tweed DK Manufacturer/Distributor: Kraemer Yarns Fiber Content: 45% cotton; 55% acrylic Yarn Class: Light Suggested Gauge: 22 sts = 4″ Yardage: 3.5 …

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Stellanti Siting, hopscotch software, good food and friends

Just slowly wandering the show floor trying not to be overwhelmed and excited and look what I found! The beautiful Laura Nelkin modeled Stellanti for me. Only a few more weeks until the fibrofibers yarn arrives and I’m getting everything in place for the KAL. Laura talked with me about construction, beads, and placement. I …

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Read the instructions

Whoever said it was important to read instructions completely, circling all of the instructions that refer to your size? Me? Nah, because obviously I don’t practice what I preach. It’s disheartening to get to the end of the project and realize the lace pattern is four rows off because of one little sentence. “For sizes …

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Order of operations?

Progress is being made. Deadline is 7 days away. I ended up making some modifications to make the picked up front edges match. The next question is, how deep do the armholes need to be before adding on stitches for the sleeve cap? I’ve never constructed a sleeve this way. Anyone have any suggestions?

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