Category Archives: Works in Progress

Cute as a button!

I don't know if this has ever happened to you, but I was browsing through the kazillion of fun buttons at Joann's a while back and found this button "Cute as a button".  Which describes my granddaughter. (I think that's what any nana would say! right?)  (here's a picture of Kalyn -not big on smiling- with big brother, Cole)

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Vacation Projects

So what kind of crafting projects do you choose for your vacations?  Do you choose something simple & mindless (why stress about something while on vacation?) or do you go all out for something complicated? For myself, I pretty much choose mindless projects for when I'm traveling for vacation - that way I don't have to carry charts or anything around.  But I'm going to do something different when I'm on vacation next week. I'm not going to be doing any traveling beyond a trip to Seattle on the weekend to see my two favorite baseball teams play and I'll be driving so no time to knit then!  So it'll be a "staycation" and I decided to challenge myself. (both of these photos courtsey of Erica Jackofsky)  

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Weekend baby blanket

Yes, yes – I know these are washclothes but the pattern is also known as a wonderfully simple design for baby blankets.  The key is that you start at one corner. You can choose how many rows you knit to make the size anything from a washcloth to a full-sized afghan. Perfect for my weekend knitting. Here’s the story. A friend sent me an e-mail this morning. A friend of hers was just blessed with ...

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Old WiPs

  So do you have one of those projects that you started forever ago but have never finished? And it's still hanging around, staring at you balefully?  Well, I certainly do - it's my Cables & Os sweater from No Sheep For You. I started this project in April of 2007.  4 years ago!  

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