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Misc Monday ~ in which we wish our Canadian friends a Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving, eh? I was reminded by Lorraine that Canadian Thanksgiving is today. I always forget what day it is, since it's a different day than Thanksgiving is celebrated in the US, but I knew that it was before Halloween. Personally, I would rather celebrate before Halloween too, so that Thanksgiving got its proper celebration… Continue reading Misc Monday ~ in which we wish our Canadian friends a Happy Thanksgiving

Craft Central · Knitting · Toys

Knitting FO ~ Kraken

Today’s FO post is something that I was asked to make a long time ago, and have only just gotten finished. (To be fair to me, I only started it a little while ago, too. I was procrastinating the knitting of it, but once I started working on it I kept working on it with… Continue reading Knitting FO ~ Kraken

Craft Central · Knitting · Mitts & Gloves · Shawls

Two More Christmas 2014 Knits

Remember when I said last week that I had too many Christmas FOs from 2014 to show them all in individual posts? Well, we're going to do another two-fer today. First up is the shawl I made for my Grandmother: Canyonlands Shawl This one was like working two separate projects. you knit a basic stockinette… Continue reading Two More Christmas 2014 Knits

Craft Central · Knitting · Socks

Mom’s Christmas Socks

I've mentioned before that my mom likes handknit socks. And so I make her socks: https://www.flickr.com/photos/ca-bookwyrm/16124833461/ These particular ones I started with no purpose in mind other than to cast on something that was not a Christmas present. (I was a bit sick of knitting for others at that point.) And then I realized that… Continue reading Mom’s Christmas Socks