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Loving Right Now

It snowed again.  I went out to shovel the driveway.  It may well be a good workout but it’s still getting tedious.  Especially since it started snowing again as I was shoveling… But then, I remember what it’s like in the

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Another Old One

I’ve made myself exactly two things on my knitting machine.  One was for school.  This one I made before I got pregnant with souricette 2.  Yeah, I’m kind of slow with the sharing thing, huh? Before leaving Montreal, I ordered

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Project Run & Play : Signature Style

I always plan my signature style outfit around my machine knit fabric.  Those items require so much time and effort (swatching! machine messing everything up! designing! problem solving! cutting! sewing!) that I tend not to work on them outside of

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Loving Right Now

One piece of my signature style outfit for Project Run & Play is kicking my butt.  Add to that two days off from school for the girls and really, I shouldn’t be posting.  I should be working. But I felt

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Machine Knitting Primer – Part 2

In part 1, I talked about the basic knitting machine, i.e. the main bed, and everything it can do.  If you missed it, you can catch it here.  In part 2, I’ll cover the ribbing attachment, the yarn changer, and

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Machine Knitting Primer – Part 1

When Ajaire kindly asked me to post about knitting machines, I couldn’t refuse.  And then, I started thinking about what needed to be said.  Quite a bit actually!  I realized that if I tried to put everything into a single

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Project Run&Play : Spring Break Challenge

  When I saw the name of this week’s theme, my mind immediately went to warm, sunny southern beaches.  But then, I read the description : “Design an outfit inspired by your favorite vacation spot”.  That would definitely NOT be

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Drive By Posting

Three things.  No pictures. 1. I’m featured on Ajaire’s blog!  Happy dance.  Check her out too.  She’s competing in the season’s Project Run & Play and made her daughter the most adorable panda inspired outfit. 2. That little sweater I posted

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Making Holes

It doesn’t look like I’ve been doing much creating lately, I know.  I’ve been working hard backstage though! During last Project Run & Play, I realized that my signature style involves making my own knits on my knitting machine .

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Oops

If you follow me on instagram (which reminds me that I need to get to work on those social media buttons), you know that I made a new hat for souricette 1 on Monday.  It’s the pointy hat pattern like

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