Category Archives: Knitting

Simple 2×2 Rib Trim Hat

Back in August, I made a pink capelet for my Grandma Ethel. A little birdy told me she might be interested in a hat, so I decided to make her a matching one for Christmas. It’s a very simple hat, … Continue reading

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Yeah, we’re still here. But since there are only two of us that equates to four hands. And we have lives. Seriously, if we could sit on our bums all day knitting (and I crochet/quilt/annoy my husband with various crafts … Continue reading

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Great-Grandpa’s Buttons

My great-grandpa Socrat owned a dry-cleaning business starting in the late 1920s┬áhere in Los Angeles. He also did alterations during that time. Grandpa Socrat passed when I was in Kindergarten so I didn’t know him well, but I hear he … Continue reading

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Sweater Power

In April, I went to Stitches South (yarn Mecca for me!) and was on a mission to do things: spend lots of money on yarn goodness and find the perfect yarn to make my mother a sweater. My mom doesn’t … Continue reading

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Warm Fuzzies

My dear friend Amber is going to be moving to San Francisco at the end of the month, B and I will surely miss her. Amber is full of awesomesauce because she saved our eldest child (cat) Sassy La Rue … Continue reading

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Top Secret

We’re still here knitting away. Really, we are knitting. And I finished up my top secret project but I can’t reveal it here until the recipient receives it via UPS. Thankfully, the knitting fairy did show up and assist me … Continue reading

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8 1/2 Weeks

I have now been knitting for eight and a half weeks. I told you I was new to it! In that time, I have finished 7 projects. Not bad, right? Two garter stitch scarves, two simple hats, 1 robot hat, … Continue reading

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