Tag Archives: textiles

Where’s Waldo?

Happy Halloween!  I used to view Halloween as an excuse to wear stuff that my mother would never have let me out of the house in (except for the couple of times I dressed up in my old uniform and … Continue reading

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First Hat

I finally finished knitting my first hat today!  Originally, I had intended to kill multiple birds with one stone – I wanted to try my hand at illusion knitting, make a hat, and add “flair.”  Creating the pattern for the … Continue reading

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Moebius

I knit a moebius for Lindsay’s birthday this year!  A moebius is like a scarf, but the two ends are connected together, forming a circle, which you can then loop around your neck/head/body/whatever.  I got the pattern for free at … Continue reading

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Knitting

It’s something I’ve been meaning to teach myself to do for a while – I crochet a bit (see “15 Years of Blanket“), but I’d never tried knitting.  My grandmother knit – I have two sweaters she made, and I’m … Continue reading

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15 Years of Blanket

It’s been (at least) 15 years in the making and now, it’s finished.  As a kid, AB had these two crocheted blankets and I decided I wanted to learn.  Retrospectively, learning a simple stitch and whipping out a scarf or … Continue reading

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I <3 DIY

After the last last season (two seasons ago) of Project Runway, I became obsessed with the idea of sewing. Thinking that maybe it was just the show and not really something coming from the deeper recesses of my soul, I … Continue reading

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Potholders

I’m giving this entry a new tag – textiles.  I was going to tag it “hobbies” or “crocheting,” but I went with “textiles” because one of these days I’m going to learn how to sew.  More specifically, I’d like to … Continue reading

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