Posts Tagged ‘gifts’

Whip Crack

See that?  It’s a finished blanket.  It only took a little discipline.  Too bad I have very little!  But here it is… now just have to get it to the baby!

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“I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.”  Douglas Adams If you read my last post, you know I had started a baby blanket, which was vexed by catastrophic gauge issues.  I scrapped that mess, since I didn’t want to stitch such angry vibes into a baby gift, and […]

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Surprise, Mom

My mum’s hands are always cold, so I’ve been secretly working on a pair of thrummed mittens to keep her warm.  I had a false start on these a while back, but gave it another go with some better roving.  I tried them on for comparison, and felt like I was wearing great, big marshmallows […]

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bootie call

A friend asked me to make several pairs of booties for an upcoming baby shower.  I set a new record for yarn store visits (in and out in under ten minutes, and I really DID only buy what I went in for!)  Nabbed five pretty shades, since the gender wasn’t yet known.  I started with […]

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