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Workbasket – update

I have been busy, I promise.  Let's take a look at current and recent projects: The nice thing about putting them into a bag is that they stay straight (as opposed to rolling about getting tangled with each other) as I knit directly from the bag. When finished with this project, the bag can be… Continue reading Workbasket – update

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Work Basket – Lavender & Grey baby blanket

With a baby shower fast approaching and not enough time to hand knit a baby blanket, I set up the knitting machine.  Being that one of my goals for this year is to become more proficient with this machine, I thought it was an appropriate thing to be doing (that and my lack of time.… Continue reading Work Basket – Lavender & Grey baby blanket

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Make-do & Mend Monday – My/Pixie’s blanket

Many years ago, DW's momma crocheted me a beautiful blanket in purple/lavender/pink yarn.  As soon as Pixie saw it, She KNEW it was for her.  I don't want to give human emotions to a dog however, her face visibly changed expression when she saw this blanket. For awhile I maintained a brave front in the… Continue reading Make-do & Mend Monday – My/Pixie’s blanket

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Workbasket – Have Achieved Cacti

  The first part being the piecing of the background, I have completed the second part of appliqueing the wool felt cacti to the background. The next step being the embroidery of the details on each plant.  There aren't any REAL instructions on the exact details.  Only how to create the specific stitches and the… Continue reading Workbasket – Have Achieved Cacti