My current work in progress:

Ottar Hap Shawl, designed by Kate Davies, knit from Buachaille in the Squall, Ptarmigan, and Islay colorways, using a U.S. size 9 (5.5mm) needle.

Aspen Sleeve

The winner of my review copy of  Knit Noro: Accessories 2: 30 More Colorful Little Knits by Sixth&Spring Books is Denny Stein, who has been emailed. Thanks to all of you who entered the giveaway. And look! I still knit! I have finished the body of Aspen and am working on a sleeve. But I […]

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Knit Noro: Accessories 2

I have another book to review: This is Knit Noro: Accessories 2: 30 More Colorful Little Knits by Sixth&Spring Books. As you might have surmised from the title, it has 30 patterns for various accessory items: Hats, wraps, cowls, gloves, and socks.All worked in glorious Noro yarns. You can take a look at the projects […]

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Slippery Slope

This whole doll clothes creation thing is a slippery slope. I’ve gone from having not sewn anything in 20 years to possessing a decent size fabric, lace, and trim stash in a remarkably short period of time. Several of you asked where I am finding these patterns. The answer is — a number of different […]

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Sundays Are For Sewing

I do still knit, honest. But I am really enjoying getting back into sewing. Here is today’s project: A dress and pinafore for Kirsten. She’s been feeling the love because she got some new footwear this week. Dala horse clogs! Knit boots! Ugg boots! And in other news, Loki has become adept at selfies.

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This and That

Thanks for your lovely comments about my American Girl doll project. I sent out the first three dolls last week and they arrived at the Butterfly Ministry yesterday. You can see them on their Facebook account. Several of you asked where I got the dolls to refurbish. I got them all via eBay. There are always […]

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