Category Archives: X Stitch FOs

In Case You Were Wondering

Our wedding was perfect. I finished my wedding shrug in time, because “at the hairdresser’s a few hours before the ceremony” is totally “in time.” I finished the garter, too, by which I mean that my mother tied the ends … Continue reading

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Wedding Belle Blues

I have the worst timing in the world. I just spent several days in Halifax, and the day after I got back, Stephanie Pearl-McPhee announced that she’d be in Halifax on August 7. (Hrm. I wonder what the venue is. … Continue reading

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Jane Comes Early to the Party

On Friday I made a test baby bootie out of some Red Heart yarn so I could learn what horrible mistakes I might want to avoid making when I knit the real booties. I’m doing the One-Hour Baby Booties from … Continue reading

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It’s Not Much of a Tail, but I’m Sort of Attached to It

Eeyore is finished, and I was so dedicated to showing his colours accurately that I went outside when it was -26°C with the wind chill, just so I could get a photo in natural light. The things I do for … Continue reading

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I Made My Own KnitKitten!

Well, it’s just a kitten with a ball of yarn, but I can pretend it has the ball of yarn because it’s a knittin’ kitten, not just because cats love to attack yarn. This is my first ever completed cross … Continue reading

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