Monthly Archives: October 2011

Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween, everyone! Baby Man and I attempted to do a Halloween craft, but sadly it didn’t work out so well. That’s what I get for buying a craft kit from the dollar store. Anyway, I hope your night is … Continue reading

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Black Socks

Knitting black socks isn’t really all that fun. The stitches are difficult to see in anything but bright light, and, well, black can be a little bit boring. And when you are knitting men’s socks, all that black can seem … Continue reading

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TW Collection Complete?

Last week I managed to get my hands on the last few patterns I needed to complete my Teresa Wentzler collection. The chart for Peaceable Kingdom came from eBay, and the lovely Christine lent me the three JCS issues. And … Continue reading

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TUSAL – October 2011

Wait, what? Yesterday was the new moon? Seriously? Lots of bits and pieces added this month, some yarn, some floss ends from the Creativ Festival projects and some from the ornament of the month. Not too bad. (Terrible picture!!) The … Continue reading

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Creativ Festival – Day 5

Whew! Sunday! After four long days, the fifth and final day had arrived. The end was in sight. I was sad, since I love all the creative inspiration and friendship at the Creativ Festival, but I have to admit that … Continue reading

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Creativ Festival – Day 4

This Saturday just past was my fourth day in a row at the Creativ Festival, here in downtown Toronto. And, really, by then I was starting to feel pretty exhausted. Even still, I was having a great time. It is … Continue reading

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Ornament of the Month – October 2011

Last week, just before the start of the CreativFestival, I finished up this month’s ornament of the month: Gingerbread Scissor Case from Victoria Sampler. It is from the 2009 Just Cross Stitch ornament issue. I stitched it on 28ct Antique … Continue reading

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