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Melanie Rose
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Moving On
Hi guys. I finally bit the bullet and got my own domain name! I'd been feeling the limitations of blogger for a while and it was to the point where sometimes I was avoiding posting because of my frustration. (Also, sometimes I'm lazy.) My I introduce you to...
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Hibernate
A ver long time ago I bought enough Rowan Purelife British Sheep Breeds Chunky to make the Rosamund's Cardigan from the Fall 2009 Interweave Knits. I couldn't get gauge. Even though the pattern calls for chunky yarn, it's knit at more of a aran gauge, and m...
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A long time coming
I recently cast off a project that has been on the needles since June of 2010. I think anyone who has been knitting for a while (almost 10 years for me) has these linger projects. Ones that get picked up, a few rows added, then put back down over and over. ...
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Saroyan
I took a major hiatus from blogging for almost a year. While I've been at it (more or less) since January I've mainly been relying on my backlog of knits from 2013 to fuel the posts. However, I've hit the point where I only have 4 well photographed finished...
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Prototype
One of the designs that's been kicking around my head for some time is a pair of convertible mittens in fingering weight yarn so that they're not super warm and so that your fingers have maximum dexterity. I know I want them to be textured, but I can't deci...
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February Baby
As I mentioned in my last post, there were a few new babies born to my coworkers this summer. In addition to the little Harvest I knit for Megan's baby, I also knit a little sweater for Jason's brand new baby girl. Baby girls are such a delight to knit for ...
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Baby Harvest
This summer we had two babies due around the office. Luckily I have an hour long commute each way on the train, so I was able to whip up a little sweater for each of them. The first was for a baby boy due at the end of May. Can I just say, there are way few...
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Warmish Release
It's been a long time since I published a pattern on Ravelry. I have lots of lovely ideas, just can't seem to find the time to work things out properly and make sure I write a good pattern. About a month ago I finally settled in and got one of my ideas down...
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Pink Ops
Several years ago, I made myself an OpArt blanket from Melissa Dominguez's pattern in the Fall 2008 Knitty. You may remember I blogged about it here . At the time, I thought I Thatprobably would never make another one, since it's really A LOT of garter stit...
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Monster!
Long long time ago (winter 2012) I joined Stacey Trock's (who designed under the name FreshStitches ) kit club. Ever other month for 3 months she mailed out a kit for a cute stuffed crochet toy. I had good intentions, but almost two years later two of the t...
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