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Brazos Valley Shawl

Long time, no talk. I took a bit of a break from things over the summer, but now I’m back on track. Here’s my latest design, the Brazos Valley Shawl. It’s a huge, cozy shawl. Just perfect for the cooler … Continue reading

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Charlie’s Polo

Trying to knit anything for my boys to wear in summer is challenging. So, when I was trying to figure out what to submit to Petite Purls for their Summer/School issue, I kept thinking about what kind of knit would … Continue reading

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Meet Oliver

I have  a new pattern out in the winter issue of Petite Purls! I have this goal to knit a new sweater every fall/winter for H (and his brother next year).  The first one was the Child’s Placket-Neck Pullover, the … Continue reading

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A bit delayed

I meant to publish this on 11/27, but I guess I never hit the button.  Oh well… Meet Link: “A beguiling blend of visual interest and ease of knitting, Link features matched cables and an easy, in-the-round construction. The almost … Continue reading

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3…2…1…

Woohoo, I have a new pattern in Petite Purls!! H watched two different shows both featuring rocket ships in a really short period of time, and then all he could talk about was rocket ships, going to the moon, and … Continue reading

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Socks and a sweater

So, I whipped up some new socks for Steve, just in time for him to not where them for a few months: These are my own design, Black Friday Socks, and the pattern will be available (again) soon. I also … Continue reading

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Sock’s Revived- Octopus’ Garden

Designed for the Socks Revived Contest hosted by Elinor of Exercise Before Knitting. Even though real octopi don’t collect shiny objects, the imagery in this song has stayed with me. The lyrics (and various Muppet versions) combined with the happy, … Continue reading

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