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PurlGirl's Blog – November 2008 Archive (4)

Happy Thanksgiving!

After all of the pies were done baking and the dinner dishes done, I was able to finally put my feet up and finish my snow family, a Christmas gift for my mom. She lives in an apartment in a retirement village. Each doorway has a little shelf for personalized decor. I know she has a lot of Christmas stuff, but thought something that she could put up and enjoy after the Christmas things got old would be nice. I originally thought I'd make about 4 sets… Continue

Added by PurlGirl on November 27, 2008 at 4:33am — 2 Comments

OOPS! Went off my knitting diet!

The eBay auction I was watching went higher than I could buy online, so I bought it online...sorry LYS. I can't trust myself to walk out with just one book!

I don't know when I will start this, I don't know if I can even afford to start this. One lady said it took about 26 skeins of Cascade 220. That's about $126.00 of Bare Superwash. Right? I guess I could go on the installment plan. :) Would the yarn match if I bought skeins of Bare… Continue

Added by PurlGirl on November 25, 2008 at 9:54am — 1 Comment

Cool Sock!

Added by PurlGirl on November 8, 2008 at 9:40am — No Comments

Mr. Greenjeans in the Round?

I am getting ready to cast on for Knitty's "Mr. Greenjeans." I was wonderng if anyone has done it in the round, steeking the front for the cardigan. It seems like it wouldnt be that difficult, since I've already done a vest with steeks. I just think my knitting is a lot more even in the round. My flat knitted gauge swatch was variable even after washing and blocking. I guess I will do another swatch in the round just to be on the safe side. I am using Wool of the Andes Tidepool Heather. It is a… Continue

Added by PurlGirl on November 6, 2008 at 4:51am — No Comments

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