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WWI Sleeveless Sweater for Soldiers

It doesn't look like much, does it? Let me just say, this sweater is more than the sum of its parts. I made this sweater for a friend and fellow history buff, someone who is very interested in military history. He requested it, and as soon as I saw the picture I knew exactly what… Continue reading WWI Sleeveless Sweater for Soldiers

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Finished Object Friday

I've been trying to get some languishing works in progress of my desk lately, both in the form of craft projects, patterns, and writing projects. This hat uses up some scrap yarn and a bunch of handspun I've had for years but never used. I love to spin, but I'm not a big fan of… Continue reading Finished Object Friday

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Finished Object Friday

So much crafting! I used the leftover yarn from the last hat I showed you. I used the same pattern of decreases used in the Rock Cap, but those are the only similarities. Mostly, I was just winging it. But now I have 2 children's hats to send to charity. I've still got more projects on… Continue reading Finished Object Friday

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FO Friday: Bunny Rock Cap

I finally have a knitted object to show off! I've been working on so many bigger projects lately, I really needed some instant gratification knitting--and what better than a hat? The pattern this hat is based on is the Rock Cap by Veronica Wilson. It's a free Ravelry PDF, and a super easy knit. I was… Continue reading FO Friday: Bunny Rock Cap