Category Archives: free patterns

On the Ninth Day of Craftsmas . . . .

my true love gave to me . . . handmade felted Christmas ornaments for the tree (and a giant margarita because we are getting down to the wire, people). Last Christmas, I saw a pretty picture of some felted ornaments … Continue reading

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My Schweddy Balls

Yeah, that may be just about my favorite Saturday Night Live¬†sketch in the 30+ years I’ve been watching the show. So, of course, it was in my head when I got inspired to make these around mid-December. If you are … Continue reading

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A New Gigi Sweater

I want to thank all of my wonderful friends and family who commented on my last post in which I lost my proverbial s#!t for a few minutes. Your outpouring of support and encouragement really made me feel better. Thank … Continue reading

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Wrap Bracelets

I’ve been busy! In between business travel and trying to keep my house from becoming an utter pigsty, I’ve been deeply involved in the new “Call the Midwife” series on PBS and “Half the Sky,” a Independent Lens documentary also … Continue reading

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My Preciouses – What I Bought; and Gigi’s New Sweater

Mwwwhhhahahahahahahaaaa! That’s my evil cackle as I spread out the goodies I got at this weekend’s Interweave Knitting Lab’s market. Oooooh, the goodies! First up – look at the bag at the back. That’s my new knitting bag I bought … Continue reading

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Seamless Yoked Baby Sweater for Gigi

Started this last night in my latest caving in to my baaaad case of startitis. BUT OOOOOH IS IT COMIN OUT COOL! And one of the main reasons I am lovin’ it is the yarn I pulled from my stash, … Continue reading

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Overachiever!!!!

So, I WAS gonna write this nice, sweet little post about the joy of knitting plain old basic socks – cast on 64 sts and work in k2, p2 rib till the heel, etc. Then I checked my email this … Continue reading

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