Author Archives: Preeti

The Leaves Edition

My cousin posted this picture on Facebook and I had to share ūüôā Source There’s a chill in the air, the days are getting shorter and pumpkin spice lattes are back! Time for nature’s catwalk to begin with trees resplendent … Continue reading

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Seamed Vs. Seamless

When I initially began knitting sweaters, the concept of seamless, top-down knitting, in the round was pretty unconventional. ¬†Even for baby sweaters. ¬†Patterns instructed you to knit the sweater in pieces and then seam the parts together. ¬†There was little … Continue reading

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Finishes, The Sewn Kind

Back, way back, I wrote a blog post about the beginnings of a set of pillows using the awesome fabric from my swap partner, Mel. ¬†The projects were finished soon after that post and just last week I remembered that … Continue reading

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Summer’s End

Today is the first of school for the kids and I’m ready to embrace routine and schedules and even some “me time” ūüėČ ¬†This summer has been a mixed bag of sorts with many wonderful moments celebrating family and togetherness … Continue reading

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Screaming And Shaking My Fist!

My dear friend and neighbor (the same one who taught me how to quilt) has been going through some really tough medical issues and I have had to take a break from everything routine including social media/blogging and simply life … Continue reading

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Vitamin D

Start date on my¬†Vitamin D¬†cardigan¬†was October of last year!!! ¬†Finally, this project is off the needles… huge sigh of relief! I’m sort of on the fence about this one ūüė¶ ¬†I don’t know if I would feel differently if I … Continue reading

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Summer Style

Hello lovely people! We’ve been back from our summer vacation in the Okanagan Valley¬†for a few days now and things have eased back into the lazy, lovely summer-style schedule. ¬†Perfect! Time away in the valley means many, many dips in … Continue reading

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Swell

I’m done with week 1 of the Simply Retro QAL (quilt-along). The plan for this along is to sew through each pattern in Camille Roskelley’s new book, Simply Retro. ¬†QAL-ers can make anything with their finished blocks, from coasters to … Continue reading

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Bloggy Stuff

Hello lovely people and happy first day of summer!!! I’m here to do a bit of housekeeping talk about this ol’ blog. ¬†Some of the pictures I post on my blog are squished and spilling over into my sidebar and … Continue reading

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Triangles and Squares

A few weeks ago, I received a swap package in the mail from Melissa of Knits With Camels hi Mel ūüôā ¬†This was no ordinary package, it was filled, no,¬†stuffed to the brim with goodies. ¬†Some fabulous skeins of yarn … Continue reading

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