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Christmas in March

I finished this little guy a couple weeks ago. A blog post about it has been a long time coming – it took a while to get the proper pillow form (I tried just using polyfil first, no go), then … Continue reading

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The giant ball of dishcloth yarn is done! The total number of finished dishcloths IS…wait for it…9! I ended up with nine total dishcloths. I started on no. 10, but it soon became obvious that I wouldn’t get all the … Continue reading

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Contest entrants, start picking your faves…

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I’m halfway through number 7 – a really fun pattern that I found on Ravelry, thanks to reader/contest entrant Lynn. I started it this a.m., knit on it for about 45 minutes, and I’m halfway through. Had to stop when … Continue reading

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Five (and a half) down, how many to go?

I slowed down just a bit on the dishcloths since I was at camp in Dallas last week. I should have taken them with me, but it was a driving trip, not a flying trip, so I went sans knitting … Continue reading

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Dishcloth Progress Report

Don’t despair, contest entrants – the dishcloths are coming right along. I slowed down just a bit this last week, because I was teaching at a journalism camp, and then I went to a meeting in the Chicago area over … Continue reading

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Destashing by dishcloth – a progress report

Those of you who are entered in the contest will be interested in this post. So far, I’ve knitted two dishcloths from the giant ball of cotton yarn, and as you can see in the photos, there’s still a lot … Continue reading

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First Contest: How many do you think?

Those aluminum knitting needles in that thar photo are about a foot long. That should give you some idea as to the size of this yarn skein. I have, um, a TON of cotton for knitting dishcloths. After I finished … Continue reading

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Tried Something New – Toe-Up Socks

Along with cleaning out and organizing the craft-yarn room this year, part of my new year’s knitting resolution was to try new knitting techniques or patterns I’d never used before. While scarves are great, I didn’t want to spend the … Continue reading

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FO #4 – Hat for a friend’s mom

My fourth finished object of the year is this little beauty. Faithful readers (you are out there, right?) might recognize it from my last post. As I mentioned, a friend’s mom is fighting cancer, and she’ll be losing her hair … Continue reading

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WIP: A little hat experiment

Since I’m working on de-stashing, I’ve decided to be a little bit creative and experimental in some of my projects. I’m working on a hat for a co-worker’s mom who was recently diagnosed with advanced cancer. She’ll be on lots … Continue reading

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