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Phryne’s Favorite Cloche

It's been a long time since I put out a pattern, hasn't it? A few months ago, I announced I was stepping back from knitwear design. I'm still not really "back in the saddle" but during the technological failure that was Nanowrimo, I happened across an old, unpublished-but-almost-complete pattern on my old desktop, and decided… Continue reading Phryne’s Favorite Cloche

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Secret and Not-So-Secret Messages

Guess whose birthday it is: Hermes turns 6 today. Since I'm not one of those crazy people who throws parties or bakes cakes for their pets (though he will get an extra serving of canned food and a lot of snuggles today) I am not above using his birthday as an excuse to have a… Continue reading Secret and Not-So-Secret Messages

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OMG Rainbows!!

Rainbow Newborn CardiganYarn: Bernat Mossaic in "Calypso". Used about 3/4 of a ball, though that was mostly in scraps. Needles: US 9/5.5 mm Pattern: improvised Gauge: 4sts x 4" I've been sitting on this post for ages, waiting to share pictures until after the finished items had reached their intended recipient. I made these back… Continue reading OMG Rainbows!!

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Teaser

I started on the test knit for Northman last night. I want to make sure my math is accurate with a different number of cast on stitches, so I'm using a slightly different yarn. For this one, I'm only doing the band of faire isle at the brim (mostly because I had to double strand… Continue reading Teaser

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Crocheted Hand Towel Tutorial (incomplete)

I'm hoping to add some pictures to this tutorial soon, but, as we all know, I'm not that great when it comes to picture taking. Crocheted Hand Towels—Advanced (makes two) Materials: 1 hand towel (cheaper is better) 1 ball of 100% cotton yarn to match the towel. I used Sugar ‘n’ Cream. Matching sewing thread… Continue reading Crocheted Hand Towel Tutorial (incomplete)