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Weekly Workbasket – Progress on Easter Sweaters

Last you heard the, very late, Easter sweaters had been stolen and then returned.  I might have mentioned that I had got to looking at the larger of the two sweaters and it was HUGE.  I frogged it and started again.  I try to work on it whenever I can, here and there. If I… Continue reading Weekly Workbasket – Progress on Easter Sweaters

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Workbasket – No idle hands here…

Christmas isn't over until the last Christmas project has been completed.  Some years ago, I asked my boss and friend BP to teach me to knit so I could make a sweater for my bf as a Christmas gift.  After 2 wash clothes and 1 simple lace shawl, I printed out several sweater patterns and… Continue reading Workbasket – No idle hands here…

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Baby Blanket – Velvet Basket Weave pattern

Many months ago I heard from a co-worker that His son was to have a son of his own.  I got started on a knitted baby blanket to welcome this coming little one.  That day I had to go to a local yarn store for something else and saw a light blue-grey yarn called "velvet".  I knew… Continue reading Baby Blanket – Velvet Basket Weave pattern

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Late Christmas Gifts – finally delivered!!

Some gifts did not get done in time.  I just got behind in my knitting.  M&M, my nephews in North Carolina had to wait to get their gifts.  They were also getting hats and scarves.  Because the hats are quick, I started with those.  I figured that I could make the hats and send them… Continue reading Late Christmas Gifts – finally delivered!!

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Update – Christmas knitting pictures

Somehow, I managed to not ever see my grandson's in the sweater vests that I knit them for Christmas.  My amazing son sent me a picture over the weekend.  Here they are: The pattern sizes were "4-5 years" and "2-3 years".  So the boys will have plenty of time to grown into them.  For right… Continue reading Update – Christmas knitting pictures