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I made a dress!

In my efforts to "level up" my sewing skills, I decided that I wanted to try to make a simple dress. I picked Anna Allen's "Demeter Dress" pattern because it seemed like a nice, simple dress; it's intended to fit loose and the skirt part was basically identical in construction to the Cleo skirts I've… Continue reading I made a dress!

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Almost done with sleeve number one!

In my last post I mentioned that I was having gauge issues with the sleeve for my Bressay sweater. I decided to try going up to a size 2.5 (instead of a 2) and that seemed to do the trick - my gauge now matches what I was getting on the body! https://flic.kr/p/2m6FA29 I also… Continue reading Almost done with sleeve number one!

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Things *WE* knit together: an alpaca!

The alpaca is finished! It turned out so adorable! It's going to be a gift for my daughter's amazing 3rd grade teacher (who loves alpacas). Project Details:Pattern: Alpaca, from Susan B. AndersonYarn: Blue Sky Organic Cotton in “Bone” (for Alpaca) and Cascade Tangier in “Geometric” (for blanket), both left over from this babyStripes!Needles: size 6… Continue reading Things *WE* knit together: an alpaca!