Socks I Knit in January 2021

I was on a definite sock knitting kick in January. I completed 4 pairs and I’m working on a 5th. Granted, they were all shorty socks which is why I was able to finish so many. And a couple I had already started at the very end of December. But I’m still quite pleased with […]

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Sewing a much modified McCall’s 7116

I made a dress last Thursday. It is out of a beautiful cotton fabric that is an undefinable shade of greenish, blueish, but not quite teal or turquoise or aqua. I started with the By Hand London Anna dress pattern. It ended up too tight and the neckline was puckering weirdly at the front neckline. […]

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An Ode to Grapefruit

It’s been a while since I ate a grapefruit. I bought some at the store last night because I suddenly wanted to have one. This afternoon, in the middle of sewing a dress, I realized I really wanted a snack. Scrounging around, I remembered the grapefruits! Goodness me. It was absolutely delicious! Definitely recommend. I […]

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Handknit Dota Socks Pt. 1

I have a finished sock! I’ve been knitting away these past couple of weeks on a basic pair of black socks for my lovely boyfriend. Actually, they won’t be all that simple once they’re completely and entirely finished. He likes a few video games and one of his favorites is Dota 2. And when I […]

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