Category Archives: Lionel

So long, 2014

2014 has been quite the year around here. Last fall I decided to take an extended break from knit blogging and professional knit design. After finishing my PhD in 2012, I was finding that I needed to focus more energy … Continue reading

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In like a lion!

March is one of my favorite months, and I especially love the classic little moniker that goes with it: “In like a lion, out like a lamb”. To celebrate the arrival of March, I’m offering a special 25% discount on … Continue reading

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I finished up sewing in the last of Lionel’s mane last night, it’s pretty intense: I’m thinking he needs to start modeling for shampoo commercials, no? Here are a few quick snaps of his front: I’m finalizing a few details … Continue reading

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gone walkabout

Lionel is up and walking on his own now: A few finishing touches left, but he’s almost ready for a final unveiling and I am totally in love with how he’s come along.

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A quick peek at the project I’ll be working on this weekend: A little toy lion, worked up in some Knitpicks Palette. I think he’ll be great company during the rain storm we’re supposed to get!

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