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On the Needles: Cardi, Socks, & More Socks

My stay here is Kansas has been sweltering, but full of much needed and hugely appreciated quality time with my parents. I’ve also been able to act as the helpful daughter by working on a few things around the house while I’m here. Last week, I was excited to be able to celebrate my dad’s… Continue reading On the Needles: Cardi, Socks, & More Socks

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Finished Project: Hortense Beaded Lace Shawl

After a bit of binge knitting this week I managed to complete Bethany’s wedding shawl! I started the shawl back in February, and I’ve been working on it a little at a time over the past few months. As mentioned in previous posts, the knitting pattern is called Hortense Beaded Lace Shawl and the designer… Continue reading Finished Project: Hortense Beaded Lace Shawl

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Shetland Wool Sweater Upcycle

Upcycling my own clothes is not something I have a lot of experience with. As a theatrical costume stitcher in my early 20s, I certainly had to alter an array of garments, so the concept is not entirely alien to me. It’s hard not to be inspired by the wonderfully creative upcycling ideas I’ve seen… Continue reading Shetland Wool Sweater Upcycle