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PickleSue's Blog – November 2009 Archive (3)

Any suggestions??

I'm making a baby blanket with a bunch of stitch samples in it- I'm choosing them so it will be flat and smooth mostly. My first attempt at the blanket was on too small of needles and with too much st st in it. Any suggestions for other st patterns that lay flat and smooth? So far I've used: garter st, seed st, double seed st, block st (well, it is mostly flat). I swatched trinity st and a woven st, and a yucky parallelogram k/p pattern- none of which… Continue

Added by PickleSue on November 28, 2009 at 6:30pm — 7 Comments

Baby Shower Attendance Survived... Gifts Well Received...

So my DSIL is due sometime in January- and I've been working hard on a little sweater set for the baby. Started on a blanket, but it will be frogged and restarted due to technical difficulties... The star of the day is a design by my own DH. The father of the baby to come plays hockey on a team- so hubs decided the baby needed a hockey related toy. He'd been talking about it for a week or two, with not too much excitement by me. Oops. :) Thursday morning, DH started drawing schematics, so I… Continue

Added by PickleSue on November 21, 2009 at 7:16pm — 7 Comments

Long trip... but I'm finally home!!

I just got back from a looong trip from NE KS all the way to visit my DB and SIL and nephew in NW New Mexico. On the way down- we took the longer miles, better road and angled down and stopped for the night in Liberal KS. This state is so long kitty corner style! We didn't leave here til late in the afternoon, so didn't get to see much scenery. While in NM- I got to go to a Rag Rug Festival at the Farmington Museum at Gateway Park. My brother is… Continue

Added by PickleSue on November 14, 2009 at 1:00pm — 6 Comments

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