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Workbasket Wednesday – Last Christmas Gift of 2020

I am still trying to finish the blanket that was supposed to be a Christmas gift for DIL. Each and every chance I get, I knit. Even if it is a couple of stitches, it is progress. This is the last border that needs to be finished before piecing it all together. About 1/2 way… Continue reading Workbasket Wednesday – Last Christmas Gift of 2020

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2020 Review

This year has been so much more than our makes. So many challenges to so many people, all over the world. At the risk of sounding shallow and self centered, I'd like to go over my accomplishments from this year: Mending: Abused Shopping bag, andReplaced buttons on G.son's sweaterMy & Pixie's blanketCo-worker's coat seamHemmed jeans… Continue reading 2020 Review

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Christmas 2020

Like all the Christmases past, I was WAY too optimistic. I did start early, way back in October. I knew that the blanket was an ambitious project. I also know my propensity for frogging my projects, multiple times, before achieving success. Knitting wasn't my only plans for this Christmas. There was also sewing, baking, candy… Continue reading Christmas 2020

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Workbasket – Deep in the thick of Christmas Crafting

So many projects and a hard deadline. I'm pretty sure that I am not the only one that has knitting plans larger than my time frame. Then there are the things that come up, or I think I can quickly fit in... While talking with my son, he mentioned that the stockings I had knit,… Continue reading Workbasket – Deep in the thick of Christmas Crafting

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Workbasket Wednesday

Several years ago, I made Christmas stockings for my Son's family, My brother's family and my sister's grandchildren, Eleven Total. This year my sister asked me to make stockings for her 3 additional grandchildren. Apparently I hadn't saved the pattern. I borrowed back one of the stockings that I had previously made I found a… Continue reading Workbasket Wednesday