Wee Gifts

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Wee Mitts

This is the last piece of the baby set I test-knit for Polarbears. The dog motif is back, so sweet!

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I wanted to name this post “Steeking is Fun”

(Edited to Add: Grandma wants to say Hello to her neighbor Dorothy!) But I thought that might scare away some people!

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Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff

The dog sweater? It is done, steeks and all! I finished it last Friday. Pictures coming soon!

Meanwhile, here’s a few small items I recently made. Small projects are great distractions!

This baby hat is part of the test-knit mentioned earlier.

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Dog Days

It’s been a while since I last updated you all on Dad. He was able to go home in early October (nearly a month after the surgery). Last week, he had trouble breathing and the doctors found fluid around his lungs, so he was re-admitted to the hospital for treatment. He’s still at the hospital [...]

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Diversions

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Bunny, bunny

I’m taking a break from Ravelympics 2008 (more about that later) to show you all my latest FO.

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Guess what I’ll be doing this weekend…

Finishing up this cutie.

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Multiplicity

I managed to squeeze in some time to knit a few hats for k3tog’s Preemie Hat drive.

My goal was to knit as many hats as I could get out of a 68-gram leftover ball of Bernat Softee Baby.  So how many hats was I able to get from that 68 grams?

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Bib Modeling Strategy

Stake out potential model’s favorite sleeping spot. Wait until model is asleep. Put camera and bib within easy reach. Wait a little bit longer. model could be faking sleep. Turn on camera. Double check that camera noise didn’t disturb model.

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In progress…

Sock Count (Pairs)

  • 2009 ~ 2
  • 2008 ~ 7
  • 2007 ~ 18 (1 baby)
  • 2006 ~ 20 (14 adult)
  • 2005 ~ 2
  • 2004 ~ 5
  • 2003 ~ 1
  • Total (sans 2009): 53

Just Stuff

  • Six Sox Knitalong
  • Sockamania Club Knitalong
  • zMeme
  • zRavelry
  • zSock Nation
  • zTSFB

 

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