Archive for November, 2011

I’ve sewn quite a bit in the past few months, but just haven’t blogged about it much. I’m going to try catching up, so bear with me. Let’s start with the Halloween costume I made for my daughter. Claire LOVES penguins. Emperor penguins are her favorites, but she likes the Humboldts at the local zoo. [...]


While I was working, I had little time left for sewing, but that didn’t mean I gave up on fashion altogether. I decided to take a different approach. Instead of focusing on the skill-building in clothing construction, I focused on styling clothes. I thought it would be an easier task, but it’s proved challenging to [...]

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  • Me-Made June: Day 4 Claire and Sam Finished Feather and Fan Socks! Trio IMG_1977 europe 748 Mia wading IMG_1927
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    T.S. Eliot
    Anxiety is the handmaiden of creativity.
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  • Ravelry Projects

    • February Lady Sweater 14 March 2014

      02/17/13 - It’s definitely on the small side. I would prefer more ease, but think I’ll get some wear out of this sweater. I also think it may have been a poor choice in project for me. While it was fun to knit, the FO reminds me a little too much of maternity wear. On to BIGGER and BETTER things :)

      02/12/13 - Unblocked, this fits my 8 yo daughter. Hopefully, it will fit me post-blocking. I don’t usually use this many pins when blocking a sweater, but I’m determined to boss my knitting around.

      If it fits me, when done, then that’s ok. If it fits my daughter when done, that’s ok too. If it fits neither of us, I’m going to be a sad little knitter.

      When I cast on for this, I was concerned about the super wash yarn growing a lot during the blocking process. Now that I’ve mostly knit the sweater, I’m concerned that it’s not going to grow enough. It’s rather small.

    • Gelsomina 6 March 2014
    • Shimmer in Blue 6 March 2014

      190 grams two skeins.

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