Posts filed under Knitting

December 11, 2012

Baby Blanket Finished

Well that is the knitting side of it. It still needs to be blocked and backed with minky. The finished measurements are around 65cm by 65cm which is a great size to fit into baby’s capsule for when she arrives and perhaps as she gets a bit bigger as a snuggle rug. Just as a […]

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November 23, 2012

Update

So just a small quick update on my baby blanket with, what to me, is a funny and frustrating story. Towards the end of my 2nd skein, I seemed to of lacked an awful lot of concentration as I made so many mistakes it was just getting ridiculous. The first one I only realized after […]

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November 20, 2012

Lifestyle Toe Up Socks

So I finished the newborn sock I started two days ago. Instead of following the pattern (as usual) I deviated and used the No Muss No Fuss short row heel from the Lifestyle Toe Up Socks pattern that I had used previously. Well this time it was successful. Yay me. So instead of making a […]

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November 19, 2012

Socks for a Newborn

So over the last week or so I have started a couple of new projects. I have on my needles, a baby blanket that is coming along nicely. It’s being made from Moda Vera Pure Wool in a lime green colour. The second project I only started last night out of pure whim and it’s […]

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April 3, 2012

Front done – Winter Jumper

Well the front of my winter jumper has been completed. I just finished sewing in my ends yesterday morning. When I laid it out on the blanket to take a pic, it looks absolutely huge. I want to block it but I know I should wait till I have the back done. I’ve held off […]

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March 23, 2012

Winter Jumper Update take 1

So my jumper has been on my needles for a couple of days now. I have managed to get two stripes down and about 9 rows into my third stripe. I would be much further along if I hadn’t had to frog about 10 rows….twice.

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March 21, 2012

Clothes here I come

As of last night, I started my very first jumper and I’m making it for myself. Winter can be a bitter affair in my neck of the woods and I need a lovely warm jumper to keep me happy. When I was a teenager, I had a black garter stitch knit jumper that I literally […]

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March 19, 2012

For someone special

Eventually this little bear will be for someone special. A special little newborn. Let’s face it, every newborn is special. But that’s a whole other topic!

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March 13, 2012

Hip hip hippo done

So I finished off the pink Hippo softie that I was making for one of my friends who is having her second baby in a couple of days/weeks. Only problem being they don’t know the sex of the baby but I will jigger something when bubs in born.

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March 9, 2012

Sneak peek

Can you guess what these are? I suppose its not that hard. Four little legs for the new project I am working on although something is not right as I can’t get the hang of the short rows for its head!

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