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happy new year (and all that)

Man! The holidays are busy when you have kids. Who knew? Beginning with the joy that is taking Christmas card photos… Trying to clean up for a minute or two… Spending Christmas day playing… And ending with a really fun trip to PA… We were a busy clan. Managed to knit up a couple hats,… Continue reading happy new year (and all that)

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sing it with me

Surprisingly, I did get a few passable shots for the cards and therefore did not cancel Christmas. But it was a close call. Fashion Notes Liam’s hat is the Santa Hat from Handknit Holidays by Melanie Falick. It’s made with Knit Picks Gloss HW in wine and Cascade Magnum in ecru. The child’s size used about 1/2… Continue reading sing it with me

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4 weeks

The new guy is four weeks old today. And here’s what it looks like at our house (for about 2 minutes – the rest of the time it’s complete chaos). Pan still thinks he’s the top dog. Kellan is still an eating machine. He’s growing so fast. We’ve already packed up the newborn clothes and some of… Continue reading 4 weeks

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and on the knitting front…

A super quick – like 4 hours including gauge recalulation and swatch – and easy hat. Adapted from EZ’s adult Snail Hat to fit Liam’s melon. Yeah, he’s not a big fan of hats…  Pattern:  Elizabeth Zimmerman’s Snail Hat from Vogue Knitting Winter 2008/2009 Yarn: Leftover Knit Picks Decadence, bulky weight alpaca (discontinued).  Needles: US 9s  Gauge: 3.5 sts =… Continue reading and on the knitting front…

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garter stripe baby socks

Whipped these little guys up this weekend so that baby would have something to wear home from the hospital. Can’t have chilly toes, right? Quick to knit using fingering weight yarn and US0s for a gauge of 8sts=1-inch. The socks feature short row heels and toes, a garter strip in front, and a garter “seam”… Continue reading garter stripe baby socks