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My knitting queue from Drops Design

1. Cute and Cozy. 2. BabyDROPS 18-1. 3. DROPS Extra 0-982. 4. Summer Jolly. 5. Winter Wonder. 6. BabyDROPS 17-6. All designs can be found on Drops Design garnstudio.

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On my… knitting needles

I’ve been browsing the patterns on garnstudio.com, the Drops yarn website. There are several cute and practical baby and toddler patterns and a few of them has made it to my knitting queue. I have started with a pair of pants, Cozy and Cute, for my youngest. Worked in green Baby Merino from Drops. So … Continue reading »

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Knit for Victory

I have joined a knit along, Knit for Victory, hosted by Tasha at By Gum, By Golly. The challenge is to knit one, or several, pieces with a 1940s feel to it. It runs from November 4th to January 31st and I have already made some progress on a wip cardigan I have. Plans so … Continue reading »

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Finished and approved

I finished the green gloves for my two year old daughter the other day. We were both pleased with the result and this is a pattern I will revisit. It comes in three sizes, this being the smallest, and I would like to experiment with some sort of pattern next time.

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Finishing Briar Rose

After a lot of knitting, a bit of unravelling  many cups of coffee and several hours of blocking my Briar Rose was finished earlier this summer. I’m very pleased with the result although I discovered that despite being a rather thin jumper with short sleeves it’s pretty warm to wear. So rather than a summer jumper … Continue reading »

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Resizing Briar Rose

I can’t believe how fun my Briar Rose is. I even enjoyed knitting my swatches! I took the basic measurement and using the Knitting Fiend Calculator I calculated an estimated yardage. Luckily I had enough of the green baby wool in my stash so I moved on to knitting swatches. Following Tashas recommendation I washed … Continue reading »

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Briar Rose: Vintage Knit-along

The last years I’ve been in constant search of vintage inspired knits, sweaters especially. I’ve looking at RTW as well as patterns to knit, but found few. The patterns I’ve found has been a disappointment, either they have been to modernized or either the size has been too small. Vintage patterns usually only come in one size and … Continue reading »

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