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The Season for Sweaters

In 2014, I knit fifteen sweaters. FIFTEEN. Only one of those sweaters was adult-sized, but fifteen sweaters is no small feat. Not to mention I also knit 9 vests, 11 hats, 1 cowl, 4 pairs of mitts, 1 pair of baby leggings, 4 pairs of socks, 3 bows, and countless swatches and project beginnings. 954 more words

My hand hurts...

At school, after a test or a lesson with a lots of writing, my students complain that their hands hurt. Usually, I reply enthusiastically, “That’s a good thing, you’ve worked hard,” or “You are developing writing stamina.” I’m not sure they feel as pleased about this as I do. 304 more words

Coolest Kid on my block

Post-holiday creating means I finally have the time to do some projects I’ve been wanting to get to for a while.  I’ve wanted to do this sweater and hat by Vickie Howell since I first saw it published in Creative Knitting magazine way back in the fall of 2013.   232 more words

Yarny Goodness

Currently projects!

A little list of my current works in progress. Only five, one has been an on and off project for nearly three years which I really must finish, another is a crochet project which I’ve been meaning to finish, all but one are for me. 213 more words

Hats! Hats! Hats!

One of the greatest things about cold weather (one of the ONLY great things about cold weather) is the chance to wear the things you’ve been knitting all year. 914 more words

Spoilt for Choice

My beanbag has gone from:

To the cutting out stage:

To the finished stage:

There was a lot of excitement in the house when this was done. 473 more words

Finally A Finished Project

I did it! I finished something! D is leaving Saturday to a work convention in D.C. so I thought I would make him a beanie since the weather would make a beanie useful. 84 more words