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    A new dress

    Here’s one of the projects I haven’t gotten to writing about yet – a new dress for Oona. She needed something to wear for a school dance and we both found the RTW options kind of dreary – too many ruffles and mini skirts. And not a pocket in sight. So, we dug through the pattern stash and came up

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    Corcovado – the sequel

    I finished this cardigan back in December, but ended up wearing it so much around the house that it needed to be blocked once more for photographs. Here are the details at last.   Pattern: Corcovado by Carol Feller Yarn: Briggs & Little Softspun (black)/Briggs & Little Regal (Dark Grey/Fir Green) Modifications: Altered length for height and so as to add

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    Knitting Ninja

    I burst out laughing when I opened this on Christmas morning – my manga obsessed 15 year old created this for me as a gift. She also made her father a t-shirt with an image of a samurai, and baked her heart out for every member of the family. I’ve also posted a close up on my flickr stream. Should

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    Grading

    For such a quiet little web site, my site does require quite a bit of work – hence the silence. I am happy to report that I’ve mostly won the battle and added lots to it in the past few weeks, both seen and unseen. There are now kits, needles, notions and a few books I’m enthusiastic about. Also had

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    Corcovado

      Lyn and Kelly guessed correctly – I am indeed knitting Carol Feller‘s Corcovado from the last Twist Collective. It’s a nice break to knit someone else’s pattern! While I do appreciate the freedom of following a pattern, I pretty much never knit any pattern as written. First of all, I can’t – as I discussed the other day, most patterns are written

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