Tag Archives: Finished Objects

Baby Surprise Jacket — A Puzzle!

Elizabeth Zimmerman’s Baby Surprise Jacket pattern creates a truly bizarre-looking piece of knitting until you fold it up correctly. It seemed like a good gift idea for friends of ours who like puzzles, and they were conveniently coming over for … Continue reading

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Horcurx Socks, just in time for a blizzard!

As an antidote to the year+-long project that was Emily and Dale’s blanket, I’m whipping through some smaller projects now.  I recently finished a baby sweater for some friends who are due at the end of the month with their … Continue reading

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What have I been up to for the last year or so?

A very good question!  Friends of mine got married this past summer, but about two years ago, around the time they got engaged, my friend Asher and I decided to make them a blanket, based on Asher’s pattern for change … Continue reading

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Serging

For Christmas, my awesome in-laws got me a serger.  I promptly started taking classes, and having all my time sucked up by that.  Last week, I finally got a chance to pull out the machine and take it for a … Continue reading

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School has Eaten My Brain

Hi all — sorry for the lack of blog posts recently.  I’ve just started taking some classes again, and they’re currently eating my brain —  the winter intersession intensive course is over, and now I’m taking 3.5 courses for the … Continue reading

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Adventures in 3-D Knitting: Nativity Sets

Way, way back in July, we went to visit some of James’s relatives in Maine.  We had a lovely trip.  A chance remark from one of James’s cousins set in motion this year’s Christmas knitting project:  nativity sets.  At this … Continue reading

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Shrunk — Just the Right Amount

Ok — here it it, the post you’ve all been waiting for — Finished, shrunken Stilwell!  You can see in these pictures that the pills are just as bad as ever, but boy oh boy does it fit better: Close-up: … Continue reading

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