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Rosie Beret

I’m not even sure where to start here. This is my first “real” knitting project and I could not be more proud of it. There were a few different occasions last year where I almost gave up knitting for good, never to pick up the needles again. I was a beginner and it just wasn’t […]

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my knit for victory project

Well I had grand plans for Tasha’s Knit For Victory challenge but alas, I did not follow through on those original plans. Turns out I need to step back and re-learn knitting from the bottom up. I know the stitches but I don’t know a lot of fundamental language, or how to read patterns, or […]

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what should i knit?

I had secretly known about Tasha’s Knit For Victory challenge for ages since we’d been discussing the idea before Sew For Victory was even over. So you would think I’d know exactly what to make by this point! …but I don’t. I haven’t knit anything in a while so to get warmed up I made […]

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1940s victory beret

My dear friend Tasha recently released her first ever knitwear pattern and I could not be more proud of her! It’s no wonder she had nearly 100 downloads in the first week, because it’s a seriously gorgeous pattern. I got to keep the beret as a souvenir for modeling, but I can only hope that […]

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deciduous

Autumn is my absolute favorite season. I love the transition of weather and wardrobe, the changing of leaves, the need to bundle up, and yeah, I love Pumpkin Spice Lattes. After a solid week of being sick, I’m finally starting to feel better! Whatever respiratory virus I was incubating now seems to be on the […]

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Loom Knit Beanie

The idea of passing down skills through the generations is something that I hold near and dear to my heart. I come from a long line of sewers and knitters in my family, so of course I agreed to take a class from TheAmazings.com when they offered. The Amazings is an online platform where you […]

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Vintage Knitting Books

The other day I got some fabulously amazing mail from the equally fabulous Tasha of By Gum, By Golly! I’ve been dropping Tasha’s name on the blog quite a bit lately but what can I say. …she’s fabulous! My jaw just about dropped when I opened up the mail and found this amazing array of vintage […]

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The Sherwood Cowl

My adventures in knitting continue! I learned how to knit a little over a month ago and so far it’s developing into a beautiful friendship. People have been telling me I’m picking it up really quickly, and that’s probably because my grandmother (who died before I was born, unfortunately) was an incredible knitter. It’s just […]

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It’s a Cinch!

Hey I finished my first ever knitting project!! I’m still working through the Craftsy Knit Lab course, but I wanted to practice the few things I learned so far before moving forward in the class and trying to learn the other stitches. I found the “It’s a Cinch” headband pattern on Ravelry and thought it would be […]

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BREAKING NEWS: I’m actually knitting!!!!

Okay, so I guess that doesn’t exactly merit “breaking news” but I’m pretty excited about it. Also not meriting breaking news: I’M ON RAVELRY!!! Finally! I’ve been pining to join that site for years but never had a reason to make an account until now. Wanna see my kitting progress? Don’t laugh!! …okay you can laugh. […]

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