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iwk-sweaterI started the diminishing rib sweater from IWK.   I am using this Clip yarn that I bought like 2 years and started a tank sweater but I ripped that out and started this new sweater.  sweater

 

 

I am still working on the aran blanket, I have 1 square left then I have to sew the thing together … 😀

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It has been awhile

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I have been such a bad blogger and knitter. It has been months since I have really knit anything. With that said I have 1 and a half squares left on the blanket … so it is going to end up being a first birthday present … To the left is a picture of the stack of squares that I will need to sew together (something I did not take into account when I chose it).

 

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I have found a sweater patttern to knit (I think) … it is the front cover of this months IWK.  Not sure what I am going to use for it, I have some clip that I started a tank a while back I may rip that out and use that yarn still trying to decide.

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Angie Hat …

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Here is a picture of the hat I am working on for my daughter … so far I like the way it is comming out.  The tricky part – for me at least – is going to be the decrease rounds at the crown of the head.  I want to still be able to keep the cables and decrease in the noncable section. 

Any advice would be appreciated.  Thanks!

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This is what DD said after she got the new outfit for her American Girl Doll. My MIL sent a Christmas dress for DD and her doll the doll got a hat as well so she wanted a hat to match because she LOVED the hat. So I figured out the pattern … I think. I will keep you posted.

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The Hat is finished

Here is the finished hat …

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This is the detail of the top …

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I love this hat it was super easy and quick to knit.  And best of all he has not taken it off since I finished it.

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We Need a Hat

emans-hatMy son does not ask for knitted items often ever.  It has finally turned cold here and he did not have a hat, so he asked for a hat … I dropped all other project to make the boy a hat. 

I am using The Boy Hat pattern and Schachenmayr nomotta Extra.  This hat is knitting up quickly I am hoping to finish the hat so he can have it Monday for school.

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