Category Archives: Stashbusting


Meet Dottie, my bunny.  Don’t you think she’s just pinch-those-cheeks cute! Yeah, once I knitted that dress, I knew her name had to be Dottie. Stripey tights and shoes with little french knots “snaps” that go on the side  Love! … Continue reading

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Slowly, Surely

Suddenly, it’s the last day of February! I don’t have much crafting progress for show-and-tell since I’m sort of stuck with the dreaded SSS (second sock syndrome).  However, I’m determined to be monogamous with this project and see it through … Continue reading

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Baby Red

I almost forgot to share finished pictures of this project.  I knit a little baby sweater for another soon-to-arrive bebe using the Baby Sophisticate pattern and Malabrigo (swoon!) yarn. My favorite part about this pattern was the little shawl collar, … Continue reading

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Wee Wildflower

Isn’t this little sweater just adorable?  This pattern is from one of my favorite designers, Alana Dakos.  Hot off the needles is Wee Wildflower… I think it turned out super cute despite the fact that there is seaming involved (set-in … Continue reading

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Little Things

With school resuming for the kids tomorrow, it’s time to get back to my usual routine :: crafting, blogging and otherwise. Many of our friends are expecting babies this year and while store-bought baby stuff is adorable, I’d like to … Continue reading

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End Of The World? Nah!

First day of Winter?  Yes! Shortest day of the year?  Yes again!! And life goes on… I’ve got a pile of knitting things to keep my fingers busy. Keeping it real with a peek into my knitting basket, folks! In … Continue reading

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Soay Again

My Soay Cardi c’est fini!  This was my entry to MadMay2012 (Madelinetosh Madness). I used Tosh Pashmina, my first time knitting with this yarn and it is pure buttah!!  I wanted to use this yarn for a totally different pattern, but … Continue reading

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A Postcard

Spring blossoms are so fleeting each year and right now the blooms are long gone. Well almost…. A few of us signed up for a knitted postcard swap on the Amiras Group and this is the postcard I created for … Continue reading

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Snow, Yeah!

 As promised, we got our winter wonderland 🙂 The cuteness!! Despite explaining to Prithvi that 2 cm of snow doesn’t count for the school distric calling it a “snow day”, he was up really, really early this morning watching the local news … Continue reading

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I finished a test knit for a friend this week and it was just the perfect amount of knitting instant gratification.  More details about the pattern coming once it is published including my slap-forehead moment when I ran out of … Continue reading

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