Tag Archives: Yarn

Knitting My Way Through Paris

I admit I’ve been home for nearly 2 weeks and haven’t updated the blog. But let me explain: I’ve been knitting up a storm. Well, that and planning a baby shower, household duties, celebrating my son’s birthday (made a cake, … Continue reading

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Birthday Crown

I’ve been knitting furiously and am half way done with the blue baby blanket. Luckily for me it has been announced that the baby will indeed be a boy. Whew. But a large crib sized blanket can get tedious so … Continue reading

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Commuting the Stash Scrap Pile 

Since its been only about a year that I picked up my needles and yarn again my stash scrap pile is still smallish. Most of the projects used most of the yarn up and what was left over worked right … Continue reading

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Maine Yarn Crawl

This post is a bit tardy but when you’ve done a yarn crawl all you want to do is start knitting. So starting from the beginning, my husband surprised me with a trip to Bar Harbor, Maine for my birthday. … Continue reading

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Cutest Ever

My latest purchase came straight from the UK and Deramores and is quite possibly the cutest yarn purchase I’ve ever made. Soft Phildar Phil Thalassa from France (Cotton & Lyocell Blend called: Sea Cell) in beach worthy colors for something to snuggle … Continue reading

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Sock it to me

This is the story of a little sock that keeps growing. I know, I know, it takes me a lot longer than most to get a project done. But to be fair, I am in the process of restoring my … Continue reading

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Baby Soft Yarn

I found this great online shop called Deramores that has amazing prices and assortment of yarns and patterns and it’s from the UK! Even the shipping was inexpensive so I decided to give it a try. I got enough cotton baby yarn … Continue reading

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Serious Sock Journey

Now that the little practice socks are finished and I feel I have the hang of sock making, I’m ready to start a pair of “real” socks. At my local yarn shop, The Yarn Basket, I was not the only … Continue reading

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One Down, One to Go

They say the hardest part of knitting socks is doing the second one. Let’s just say that to actually have finished one sock is amazing, even if it’s not exactly like the nice neat one in the pattern picture. But … Continue reading

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Pond Sailing in Paris

So this is how it all started. Years ago I visited Paris and my husband and I trekked over to Jardin du Luxemborg as one of the attractions to see when in Paris. Besides the gorgeous garden flower beds brim-full of … Continue reading

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