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Your Basic Hat

Continuing with this week’s knitting theme, let’s talk hats. Over the weekend, I’ve rediscovered the knitting of caps. There are many reasons to specialize in noggin covers: You can: Knit one in the time it takes to watch [insert two-hour activity e.g., Iron Man, election coverage, hockey game] Use up … Continue reading

Earring Pair No. 1

Here is my project for the year: I want to make 99 different pairs of earrings over the course of the next 12 months. That averages about 2 pairs a week. We’ll see how I fare with this resolution. This is the first pair of the year: For Christmas my … Continue reading

Embellishing a Hair Clip–A Tutorial

I’ve been wanting to embellish hair clips for a while now to use up the bits and pieces from my upcycled felted sweaters. For my first one I followed Amy’s tutorial on Angry Chicken, but I wanted my barrettes to be completely covered. So here is my version of the … Continue reading

(F)Etching

About a year ago, I decided to move away from plastic containers for my dry food storage and use glass jars instead. I now have a lovely collection of former wheat germ jars I use for rice, sugar, couscous, and so forth. For a while now, I’ve been planning to … Continue reading

How To: Little Girl Fish Hat

I went on a trip to Philadelphia this weekend and brought some leftover yarn along to fulfill my Thing-a-Day obligation and to have something to do in the car. This is the outcome: Here are the instructions: This hat has a circumference of 17 1/2 inches and will fit a … Continue reading

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