Category Archives: crochet

OAL2017: Wrap Up

Mae isn’t what she used to be.  She’s a brand new girl.  The side zip turned out great.  The length is perfect for the skirts I’ve made recently.  She goes particularly well with Elsbeth.  Sewing the side seams up a … Continue reading

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OAL2017-Bonus Skirt

Finally done, some day there will be a worn shot of my skirt.    I wore it last Friday and as soon as A saw it she came up to rub herself all over it and tell me breathlessly “Mama!  … Continue reading

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OAL2017: Going Back in Time & PDF Sizing

One evening while my husband was at a meeting I put on the latest Harry Potter for the kids and sat down to frog my skirt.  Soon A climbed up next to me and sat down with her back to … Continue reading

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OAL2017: Never So Often

This beginning of this skirt has been repeated 8 times now.  This is the first time I got to the end. Unfortunately, it won’t be the last.  This year’s OAL has been filled with (minor) frustrations for me, all of … Continue reading

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OAL2017: Getting It Right

Progress so far on my Berry Ripple Skirt.  It’s turning out nicely and I’m glad I didn’t put it off until last.  Doing this while dealing with kids or watching TV has lead me to frogging many a row because … Continue reading

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OAL2017: Gauge Swatch

OAL2017 is now underway.  This basket represents my progress so far. Given: The arrival of yarn for the Drops Garn Studios Berry Ripple Skirt My desire to make this my vacation WIP The excessively long list of things to do … Continue reading

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MMMay: Filling a Niche

The latest me made shawl with a thrifted dress waiting to be altered Sometimes being good really does pay off.   Worries about having clothes to wear when we visit my grandparents, or really at all this summer have kept me in the sewing … Continue reading

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