Afghan Repair

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I was able to repair this afghan for a customer. Her mother knit this beauty almost forty years ago.

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First completed project of 2013!

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This is kind of cheating but my friend Jen C is a wee irresponsible. This is the third beanie I have knit for her. Same color, same yarn, same everything. Silly lady.

New round of knitting!

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This week marks a new season of knitting classes. And boy oh boy do we ever have a full schedule. Monday nights are socks, Tuesday is new knitters, Thursday is reserved for hats, and Saturdays we relax for knitting group. Love it! To celebrate we got a fresh batch of super bulky yarn in. The first photo is of Malabrigo Rasta and the second is Cascade Magnum. Sooooooooo pretty!

Vivi Slouch Hat

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This is my new favorite hat pattern. It is from Cascade. Both hats are double stranded with a base yarn that is Cascade Ecological Wool and the second strands are both from my stash. STASH BUSTING! Available for commission, $28.

Small Baktus Cowl

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Here is the Super Baktus but smaller. Same pattern, same yarn just scaled WAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAY back. Also sometimes Mabel the kitty likes the help!

Super Baktus

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I knit the Super Baktus in the lace version while on vacation in Los Angeles. You can find the pattern on Ravelry. I used Cascade Ecological Wool in three colors to achieve the color gradiation. It got a little big and is now a cross between a cape and an afghan. It definitely makes a statement!

Bobber Garland

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This was my only hand knit Christmas gift and it was given to the beard’s mom. Her and her husband recently purchased a cabin in northern Minnesota and this will go perfectly with their decor.

Christmas Decorations

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This year I knit a handful of tiny Christmas stockings for tree decorations. Here is an example. Available for commission, $15.

Iowa State Fair 2012

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I entered these three items into the Iowa State Fair Fabric and Threads competition this year. As you can see my cardigan received a pink ribbon! It is always exciting to see your work displayed but even more exciting when there is a ribbon attached!