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Stripey Monster (or: an adventure in re-doing my store, and then some)

Way back before Lelly was born, I knitted her a monster. When she was a newborn, she just sort of randomly reached out and touched it, but now as a toddler, she has tea parties with it and hugs it and makes it dance. The monster doesn’t have a name or a gender; I’ll let […]

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Of Socks and Signet Rings

Having reached the end of the leg of the sock I started earlier this week, last night I turned the heel. It is now starting to look like a sock, but I have found I don’t really like the hourglass decrease method of turning a heel, and the heel portion feels a bit tight, even […]

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Time for full-size socks!

The little practice sock I mentioned in my last post is done, and it wasn’t very hard at all. I really liked knitting it. The only tricky bit was grafting the stitches at the toe, using Kitchener stitch. This was new to me, but I think with a little practice on some scraps and a […]

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Calling all pattern testers!

I just finished my first knitting pattern: a cute, swirly beret in three sizes. It will soon be available for sale in a new and improved store page, but right now I need some knitters who would like to test out the pattern and see if the directions make sense. If you are interested, email […]

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