Tag Archives: finished projects

50 Things We’re Grateful For: Bloggers Unite!

My friend Dawn Quyle Landau  invited me to join in this “blog party,” where we write what we’re grateful for. The rules required we set a timer for 10 minutes and then write, and were allowed a little time for … Continue reading

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Finished Projects: Winter Knitting

I’ve been knitting up a storm the past several months. I made matching sweaters for the 4 grandsons in royal blue, navy, and green and light blue.  The eldest grand-daughter got a jumper with a cabled top.  Of course, I … Continue reading

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Fashion Passion: Scarves!

“I had 57 scarves, I got rid of 10,” My sister Madeline admitted, when we discussed the need to purge items from our wardrobes we weren’t wearing. While I haven’t counted, and don’t think I have nearly that many, I … Continue reading

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Finished Projects: Vests for All

I  love knitting vests. I work in the round until the armhole, then divide and finish each side, and only have the neckband and armbands to do– no boring sleeves to knit. Here’s a crop of recently finished projects. For … Continue reading

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Gender Equality: Where Should the Buttons Go?

With the 4th grandchild due at the end of July, I wanted to knit something for him/her to wear home from the hospital.   I selected gender-neutral light mint cotton yarn that came complete with the pattern and three little duck … Continue reading

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Spring Break Finished Projects: Shawlettes

Shawlette—a small shawl. I hadn’t heard the term until Nancy Polster, Kenyon Tennis parent mom and expert knitter enlightened me. I was searching for a quick project for my sister’s birthday. I found this pattern, called Storm Cloud Shawlette   and … Continue reading

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Stash Pile Knitting

I raided my and my mother’s stash piles for some recent knitting projects. I finished what I’m calling the butterfly sweater for my daughter-in –law. The original pattern called for a front panel that we decided we didn’t like so … Continue reading

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