Posts filed under Knitting

September 11, 2014

Birthday boy

My first boy and his hair was the biggest challenge. Over a few days, I tried a few different ways to get a good looking hairstyle and finally settled on this one. This is for a little boy’s birthday next week and his mum had requested a dirty blonde hair colour without the hairstyle being […]

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June 20, 2013

The Stocking Cap

Pink and brown are always gorgeous colours to go together, in my opinion anyway! This little hat makes a cute photo prop and was a very easy pattern to boot. It involves jogless stationary stripes and an icord to finish it off. A neat little pom pom can be used on the point or a […]

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June 7, 2013

5 Months later…

..and so much has happened! The most exciting being the birth of our beautiful daughter Willa. Having two girls is wonderful. Olivia just adores Willa and helps with everything. I’m quickly learning how to cope with 2 children instead of one and realizing that everything that you do takes twice the amount of time. This […]

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January 31, 2013

Techno beanie for me

I’m a bit sad regarding this project. It just doesn’t fit. But I did just finish it and it’s already found a new owner as my grandmother was eying it off as I was knitting it. It’s an easy enough pattern to follow. I’ve never used a smocking stitch before so once again I was […]

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January 28, 2013

Olivia’s Raglan Jumper

I started this at the beginning of the month because I wanted something that I hadn’t actually finished before. I still have my Winter Jumper that I’m only a quarter of the way through and I saw that this wouldn’t take me all year to do. So I bring you, Olivia’s Raglan Jumper.

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January 25, 2013

Poppy Update

Since it took me nearly half an hour to get two measly rows of ribbing done and then still yet to cast off all with a toddler who wasn’t impressed that I was knitting, the little hat is finished. It’s really the sweetest of little things.

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Poppy Hat by Justine Turner

This is such a cute little pattern that takes no time at all to knit up. It’s very reminiscent of a 1920’s flapper hat and on a baby or toddler I think it would be gorgeous. On Ravelry I’ve seen plenty of adult sized pics of this pattern but I think its the kids hats […]

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January 16, 2013

Winter Capucine

Here is an uber quick knit that was completed in between finishing the bottom of Ollie’s raglan jumper and starting the sleeves. I just wanted something that would only take a couple of hours and would turn out cute. I’m more than delighted with this pattern. I altered it slightly by casting on more stitches […]

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January 9, 2013

Post Christmas Updates

Even though the merry season has been and gone, I didn’t stop crafting. I just didn’t manage to make it on to the computer very much to update my projects. There has been I think two or three that I have managed to get finished. One large one being a sleeping bag / cocoon for […]

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December 20, 2012

Wishing Tree Bear

Yesterday afternoon I finished up the bear that I started a week or so ago to put under the wishing tree in our local Kmart. I love how it turned out and hopefully it will make one little person happy. Another project was also completed today and that was a cow lovey blanket for our […]

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