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Showing posts from February, 2016

WIP: Playful Stripes Cardigan for Penelope

Remember WIP shares? Maybe they’re still happening somewhere, but for years my blog feed has been taken over by FOs – beautiful, carefully photographed ones—but still, no works in progress. In any case, let’s pretend it’s 2006 again! So, grab your flip phone and let's go... There’s no dirty mirror selfie with the ubiquitous giant flash, but it’s a crappy WIP shot nonetheless For my niece’s 2 nd birthday, my sister requested a knit sweater to replace the couple of baby sweaters she’s outgrown. I warned her I was a little backlogged, which she totally understood. Not sure she realized it would be ohh… six plus months before a sweater would appear, but better late than never, right?   Did I mention this was back in July? In our house, there’s a lot of love for the somehow unblogged Ella Funt I made for Greta back when I was pregnant and was in constant wardrobe rotation until she was at least three.   Maybe four. I wasn’t messing around when I said there was

Whole 30

So, I know this is a blog about crafting and knitting and such, but since I never really ever post anymore I’m not really sure anyone will notice if I shift gears for a moment to talk dietary things.   On Monday, Krug and I will be embarking into the new territory known as Whole30.   I know we’re all behind the times on this whole paleo thing, but our friends are coming off an epic experience with it, Krug’s not been feeling great, and I’m up for a challenge so we thought swearing off all our favorite foods (and booze!   You can’t see, but tears are rolling down my cheeks) would be a character building experience.   And would make us feel super human and unstoppable.   And maybe I’ll lose like twenty pounds even.   And look younger. So, you can tell my expectati ons are at an appropriate level. Now that we’ve covered all the positives, let’s talk about my fears. Coffee with milk. So, you should know about me that motivation for coffee is the primary driver that get