Strike Up the Band (Collar)

I started working on a new shirt pattern a few weeks ago...V8759. It's similar to the dress shirts I've been making for Robert, using V8889, only it's got a regular front placket, instead of the covered placket (also called a fly front) that V8889 calls for. [Side note: anytime Robert wears the green chambray version of V8889 … Continue reading Strike Up the Band (Collar)

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Updates on the ‘Do

The To-Do List, that is. The list now looks like this: Robert's green chambray V8889 - FINISHED Oakley slouch hat (crochet) in "Mermaid Musings" colorway, from A Treehugger's Wife Yarn - halfway finished Lizard shawl (crochet) - finishing tonight Caterpillar Mitts (knitting)- FINISHED Nessie (crochet) - FINISHED Lost Souls shawl (crochet) - this would have been done long ago, but … Continue reading Updates on the ‘Do

Knit Wits (Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Sewing with Knits)

[There are pictures of a man in underwear in this entry. Nothing revealing, but I figured I would warn you. And thank Robert for being kind and comfortable enough with me taking and posting a picture of him in his new underwear.] I have been sewing for a good long portion of my life. For … Continue reading Knit Wits (Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Sewing with Knits)