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  • knitting ninja

    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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  • draping

    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 progress

    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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  • swatch c

    2 Quick things

    I’ve cast on for a purely me project – can you guess what it is? The pattern calls for Softspun – which I chose as my MC – but I’m using Regal instead for CC1 and CC2. I might jabber on about the changes I’m making if anybody’s interested (for both fit and personal taste). Contest Update: As much as

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  • blue moon

    Vote for Mo!

    Patternfish began rolling out its November newsletter this morning and you may have noticed I have a little something in there – it’s a sweater I made especially for my sister-in-law, Monique. You heard about Mo before – I showed her first project a few entries back (a bit of an overachiever, isn’t she?) – but this is the first

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