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Newest FO, Gridlines by Sosu Knits

FO kettle tweed

Newest FO, Gridlines by Sosu Knits

I have just finished and blocked my latest finished project!  I am so happy to be done with it and to be wearing it today. I have been working on Gridlines by Sosu knits in Kettle Tweed for the last 3 months!!! I think it might of been the longest it has ever taken me to finish a sweater. There is no reason except I was also finishing Christmas sweaters for my 3 nieces at the same time.  For my Gridlines I did size 3 with the Medium neckline and it took 3 skeins of Kettle Tweed in Garden.  I am...

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Donations

Donations

THANK YOU!!! We want to thank everyone who purchased the Koala Bear Hat Pattern and the Koala Bear Hat Kit!! Because of of your purchases we raised $606 to be donated between the Australian Red Cross and the Wire Wildlife Rescue charities. We will continue to raise money for Australia with sale from this pattern. At the end of February we will switch charities and start to donate to One tree Planted to help rebuild the Australian landscape. This weeks knitting will be dedicated to knitting little pouches for orphaned Joeys.  Wires Wildlife Rescue has the info about what is needed...

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Koala Bear Hat

Koala Bear Hat

KOALA BEAR HAT Everyone went crazy over Baby Archie's adorable knitted hat! I mean if he isn't the cutest little thing ever!! We wanted to come up with a super easy version for our knitters so they cold make their little ones a hat just like Baby Archie.  The pattern comes with 4 sizes 3-6 months ( 6-12 months, 1-3 years and Child). Our verison of the hat is a little different, there are no decreases for the crowning just a 3 needle BO. This makes it a great hat for beginners!   All proceeds will be split between Red Cross...

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Our Wool and Honey Sweater!

Batiste FO Projects

Our Wool and Honey Sweater!

I LOVE THE WOOL AND HONEY SWEATER BY ANDREA MOWRY! Last fall Andrea Mowry came out with the cutest sweater  (The Wool and Honey Sweater) and I knew I had to make one for me!  At first I was a little hesitant because I thought it would be a little too complicated. But I was determined to make it for my trip to Amsterdam.  Next, was to determine what yarn to use for the sweater.  Andrea used Brooklyn Tweed's loft which is a fingering weight yarn, but blooms a lot once blocked.  I decided I was going to use our...

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Empress Top

FO Winter Blossom

Empress Top

One of  favorite designers Sari Nordlund has designed a gorgeous top called, The Empress Top. She designed this top out of Winter Blossom!! I know how lucky are we for to use our yarn!! She worked her garment in Lavender and we got weak in the knees seeing the design.  She told us we could get the pattern early to make one, we jumped at the chance. We deiced to make ours in Blue Lace.  We made the size 4 which is a 43" bust. It took 4 skeins of Winter Blossom in Blue Lace. We didn't make any modifications to this design,...

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