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A Hat a Day

For giggles, on top of my other work...I've decided that I'm going to try to knit a hat a day for 2010.

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Old friends

I got a contract to repair a dog-chewed Christmas stocking today. The woman brought it to me, and I had to laugh.

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Make it work: X-Mas edition~ Llama Poncho repair

Starter on the truck went out... no traveling but for bike and bus, and bus doesn't run to the island on the holidays.

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Mitten & cowl pattern note

Thanks everyone who made a kind request for these. I'll post them shortly. They were ridiculously easy.

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another PR knitting moment. (Knitting for a client, again)

The image rises on the stately visage of the Fabulous Tim Gunn:

Attention Designers,

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Oooo Baby Baby!

Commissioned baby blanket based on the 20+ year old tunisian Crocheted blanket that belongs to Baby-momma. The yarn is Berocco Comfort, with Cascade 220 superwash for the tassels.

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More Project Runway Marathon

More from the repair-retailor table.

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I blame Nina Garcia

(For those who don't know, she's a judge on PROJECT RUNWAY famous for critiquing that a garment wasn't properly "finished".)

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Christmas knitting for men

Lars made a funny post that made me think of this. Howzabout we each share a story about knitting a holiday gift for a guy/s in our life?

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Endless green

Take two brownsheep lambspride worsted, and one aracana magellanes in green, do a checkerboard with a garter border, switching yarns each row and knit until the first skein runs out.

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