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My Lengthy Knitting Project
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My Lengthy Knitting Project

Don’t you dislike projects that go on and on and on…?
My sister’s birthday is in late December but from the beginning, we both knew she would not be receiving her gift on time. Why? It is really my sister’s own fault. I was going to make a shawl or something of the sort; but no-she wanted the cardigan. I warned her it would take a while and her response was, “that’s fine. I can wait.”.

Well, she is still waiting.

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Something New> Last Minute Picot Edging
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Something New> Last Minute Picot Edging

In the process of finishing a design call, I might have made a small contribution to the knitting craft.

Like many knitters, I have often traded my knitting needles for a crochet hook when finishing a project. The main reason for me to do so is that most knitted finishing patterns -especially the more intricate ones- ask for a certain number of stitch multiples. In reality, when picking up stitches around a cardigan, a shawl, etc.; arriving at the corresponding multiples of 5, 8, … stitches could prove to be a difficult task…I came up with this scalloped edging after looking up various available patterns and not liking most for the project at hand. The few I did like were either too complicated or I could not smoothly pick up the required number of stitches.
So, my solution was to put together this easy to remember and knit patten…

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Back to Normal
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Back to Normal

As promised, I am back to normal!

Met my deadline ahead of time and managed to enjoy the weekend, most importantly, the World Cup Final. I was cheering for the winner and my husband for the loser, Just Great…

So now I can catch up with all my many, many “on hold” and “up coming” knitting projects. What are they, you ask? Here’s the list:

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A Hat For Lily
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A Hat For Lily

We have a new addition to our extended family. A new niece on my husband’s side.
I am currently a bit overwhelmed with work on various projects; but wanted to welcome Lily into the family by giving her something hand made. So I knitted a hat to protect her little head from the sun and keep it cozy…

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