Finished: Malabrigo Sweater

August 3, 2014

My most recent FO is one that I’ve been working on for ages: a Malabrigo Dos sweater. I’ve always been a Malabrigo fan but it’s pretty expensive for bigger projects such as this. I found some Dos on sale at Jimmy Beans Wool and picked up a few balls in Pimienta and Turquesa. This was my […]

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Snip Snip

July 29, 2014

I finally took the plunge and chopped my hair a couple weeks ago. Here’s a before and after photo. I cut a total of 12″ braided and a few extra for the shaping. I’m loving it so far. I wake up with some serious bed head but it doesn’t take long to style. I was […]

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Louise Hat

July 8, 2014

Last month I got a custom order for a Louise hat from Bob’s Burgers. The ears threw a bit of a fit, but once I figured them out it was pretty smooth sailing. I ended up using some craft wire to hold them in place at the crown. I used this pattern as a reference for […]

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Jenn’s Beanie

July 5, 2014

I recently finished this beanie for a friend of mine. It’s a snug but slouchy beanie similar to one that I made for myself last winter. The yarn I used has an interesting story. I bought it in Cody, Wyoming during a family trip when I first started crafting. It was the first skein of high-quality yarn […]

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Free Printable: Product Tags

July 3, 2014

I have a new freebie available for download – a product information printable. There is space to add the item name, size, materials, and washing instructions. I printed a few myself on pretty turquoise cardstock and it looks great! To download this free printable, simply plug your name and email address into the form below!

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Dad’s Hunting Sweater: The Details

June 1, 2014

I knit a hunting sweater for my dad last summer but I’m a horrible forgetful person and never sent it to him. Luckily, it fits him perfectly! I created my own pattern based on his measurements. It’s a standard top-down, raglan sleeve sweater with ribbing on the collar, sleeves, and waistband. The stripes are about 11 […]

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An Instagram Weekend

May 29, 2014

I had some fun with Instagram this weekend. I took the girls for a little walk on their bikes and we made a stop at the field across the parking lot that was stuffed to the brim with dandelions. I took the opportunity to play with some instagram filters. Little Sister has not been feeling well […]

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SMS Giveaway Winner Announcement

May 18, 2014

I hope you all enjoyed the Sew, Mama, Sew Giveaway event this year! I enjoyed seeing all of the activity in the crafting world. The winner for the baby sweater is Tamie. I pulled all of the entries into an Excel sheet and used random.org to decide the winner. Tamie, I will contact you directly […]

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Sew, Mama, Sew Giveaway Day!

May 12, 2014

***this drawing is now closed*** I absolutely LOVE the Sew, Mama, Sew giveaway days! It’s so nice to discover some lovely bloggers in the crafting space, make some new online friends, and win some loot! I missed the one in December as I was traveling for work, and am so excited to be back! This […]

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Another Striped Baby Cardigan

March 27, 2014

After I finished the first striped baby cardigan, I started a new one right away. This one will be a gift for a coworker who is expecting a little boy soon. I fixed a few of the issues I had with the first cardigan: Reduced number of stitches between raglan decreases to make the shoulder […]

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