Category Archives: knit

quilting and cross stitch

Blocks one through six are complete for Mama’s Little Shortcuts and it is great how they are coming together so nicely. As I get the fabrics ready for each block, I usually poo-poo at least one but have used what … Continue reading

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Mama’s Little Shortcuts

These blocks are looking great! and blocks 3 and 4 combine to make …. My latest knit project is a small throw, I think. This started as the “simple striped blanket ” from Lion Brand but smaller since I wanted … Continue reading

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DOVE Bandages – Mission Accomplished

Each year I try to complete 6 bandages for the DOVE Bandage Brigade – here they are.  The good new is that when I went to the DOVE website there is an announcement that the bandages are no longer needed! … Continue reading

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More Big Blocks & Knit Dove Bandages

  Here are the blocks for month 7 for Indigo Stars BOM.  I had a major miscut so the extra seams are because I didn’t pay great attention to my pattern … oops! So— what did I do wrong?  I … Continue reading

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Gradient Garter Blanket – Caron / Mary Maxim Just finished up weaving in the the ends of this cute throw.   Love it!! The finished size is about 36 by 42.  I have a huge amount of yarn left!!  Maybe … Continue reading

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DOVE Bandages

I have finished knitting two bandages this year. My goal is to have 6 ready when the call to send them is made – that is usually October.  and next… these are the fabrics that will be used for the … Continue reading

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A Contented Heart XS & Gradient Garter Blanket

A Contented Heart This is another ewe and eye and friends cross stitch project called a contented heart.  It was stitched on 32 count mocha linen 2 over 2.  This is kit from 1994 but, as usual, I swapped out … Continue reading

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Project List for 2017

My 2017 project list – it just keeps growing. Quilting Quilt for baby Cooper – must do!! Pick a BOM from resource center and make top Knitting Six bandages for DOVE – must do!! Last 2 car seat blankies from … Continue reading

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Happy Christmas to All!!

It will be a busy couple of days with stitching time at a premium.  Yesterday was cookie press cookies and cleaning.  Today is wrapping & baking with football as the entertainment! I will try to squeeze some time in for … Continue reading

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Christmas Projects – Two Finishes!

This is my holiday scarf.  I knit it using red heart super saver yarn, K1P1 rib over 61 stitches.  The first stitch was slipped and the last stitch knit on every row.  I used 3 full skeins and the finish … Continue reading

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