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Park knitting

I've always loved freaking out the muggles by knitting in public. I've even combed and carded wool at the park while the girls played. Today is no different, I'm knitting on a new project - a hat for my dad for Christmas. I'm using my handspun that came out to an Aran/light bulky weight and… Continue reading Park knitting

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WIP Wednesday and plus a cast on

I'm slowly making progress on my middle kiddos fingerless mitts. The first mitt is about an inch away from binding off, then just the thumb left. She loves it so far and the yarn is really nice to knit with. I decided to put the Milo vests in the basket of ignored projects until after… Continue reading WIP Wednesday and plus a cast on

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Hubby’s socks are done!

I just finished weaving in the ends on my husband's late birthday / early Christmas socks. The yarn was nice to knit with and I have plenty to make another project or two with the left overs. I might make a pair of mittens or a slouch hat. For now, I need to finish a… Continue reading Hubby’s socks are done!

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Preemie hat patterns

This post appeared in an old site of mine focused on knitting hats for preemies. I'm putting it here so it's still available. The following links go-to patterns that have been designed for premature and newborn infants.   Ravelry patterns require free registration KNIT patterns Light fingering weight Circle of love beanie *Ravelry link*  (This pattern makes… Continue reading Preemie hat patterns

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In all shapes and sizes

This post appeared in an old site of mine focused on knitting hats for preemies. I'm putting it here so it's still available. Premature babies come in all sizes, some born too early to survive.  Each baby, no matter how small, should have a hat to keep them warm. Gestational Age (weeks)11121314151617181920Total length (inches)  4567899.510Weight (ounces)  0.751.52.53.556.758.7510Head… Continue reading In all shapes and sizes