Category Archives: small projects

White Ted’s Sweater!

I’ve long loved the small things in life: mini tents at the outdoor store, dollhouses full of tiny furniture; micro-spoons . . . you get the picture. And so, I have long thought of knitting small sweaters for toys that … Continue reading

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Spin. Knit. Repeat.

I *finally* broke out some of my homespun! Mostly the small skeins that were bobbin leftovers–chain-ply practice, odds and ends. And I was amazed at the results. Turns out you can spin your own–pretty interesting–yarn! Inspiration for the new year … Continue reading

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Christmas Finale!

As you may recall, last Christmas I gave my family gift cards for knitted objects. I managed to finish my mom and Jen’s hats, my auntie’s mittens, and, yesterday, just before the year-long deadline, I finished Angie’s mittens. She requested … Continue reading

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Emergency Surgery . . .

As you know, I’ve been making some socks for a dear friend. Things have been going ok, except for the fact that I am a novice sock-maker and this time, I do not have the recipient’s foot in the house … Continue reading

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Are You a Hat or a Sock Person?

One of my blog-heroes, SouleMama, recently noted that hats are the ultimate in portable knitting–that is, unless you are a sock knitter. This got me to thinking that maybe there is a division among us. That maybe one is a … Continue reading

Posted in choices, hats, inspiration, knitting, picking sides, small projects, socks | 18 Comments