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New sizes for Samantha now available!

I finished up the last of the edits this weekend and the updated version of Samantha is now live: $8.00 The pattern is now available with finished bust sizes from 28″ to 56″. More information is available on the pattern … Continue reading

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weekend knitting+ goals: recap

As you may recall from Friday’s post, my goals this weekend were to: 1. Finish knitting the left Beatrice glove. Check, it’s blocking now. Photos soon. 2. Take some photos of my finished Samantha sweater. Check! 3. Work on a … Continue reading

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this weekend

I’m going to… 1. Finish these gloves (really!). I’m now done with everything but the fingers and thumb: 2. Take some photos of Samantha (weather permitting) 3. Work on a new project! There will be cables involved. 4. Do some … Continue reading

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blocking time!

I finally joined up the body and the collar, and now check out what I have dominating the floor of my living room: One blocking Samantha. The weather is supposed to be rainy for the next day or two, so … Continue reading

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necklines

This weekend I was away (and away from a computer!), and had the perfect opportunity to finish off the knitting portion of Samantha. The body and collar of the sweater are complete, all that’s left is joining up the collar … Continue reading

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eleventy sweatery

With my hat out of the way, I’ve returned to a slightly larger project: The body of Samantha 2.0. I’m just a couple inches in and haven’t even finished the lace inserts yet. As with the sleeves, I’m using a … Continue reading

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50 crafts in 50 weeks: a second sleeve

My latest progress photo: Two sleeves of this latest Samantha, on a spare needle and waiting to be joined up with the body. And the second sleeve makes project #2 of my 50 crafts in 50 weeks project. I’m excited … Continue reading

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A few crafty challenges for 2011

Happy 2011! I’ve started the new year off with a lot of travel time and have a sleeve to show for it: The new year is a great time for making goals and plans, and there are a couple of … Continue reading

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rip rip RIPPED

I made good on my intentions over Thanksgiving and started ripping old sweaters that no longer fit. Today I experimented with photgraphing them using my laptop camera. Lets take a look, shall we? First up is a ripped Samantha: I … Continue reading

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Requiem for two sweaters

I’ve got a long weekend coming up, thanks to American Thanksgiving this Thursday. I’ll be enjoying a great meal on Thursday, as is traditional, and then I’m hoping to tackle a big item on my knitting to-do list: These sweaters … Continue reading

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