Category Archives: kids

Little Loom Big Loom

A pair of pink merino/nylon socks just came off the sock loom for A. Upon trying them said they are the most comfortable socks ever and demanded more. She’s planning to wear them tomorrow. We’ll see how she feels after … Continue reading

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Fabric for Boys

Sewing for boys can be a challenge as the styles and patterns tend to be more limited, but for me the biggest challenge has always been sourcing fabric.    Of course when O picked out his spiderwebs in July it occurred … Continue reading

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Busting Seams

Two days before school A comes to me with the leggings that match the dress she made to show me that she has put a four holes in them where the seams came apart.  And I realize that on the … Continue reading

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Curated Mini-Closet

When I’m not learning to knit, I’m creating miniature wardrobes.  School started up again end of last week here and I enjoyed it by getting a horrific head cold.  Between that and the week before school being chauffeur week for … Continue reading

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Little Knit

The first successful attempt at knitting and purling in the same project is now finished. Having knit the cloth I knit the beginning and end of the final row together with the beginning and end of the first row creating … Continue reading

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Kid Made

O’s allowance gets spent primarily on roving and yarn. Sure he buys toys at the thrift store, but those <$2 purchases can’t compare to the quick $10 braid of roving. This is largely because, shopping is ugh! while fiber festivals … Continue reading

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Tools of the Trade

Sewing, Quilting, Crocheting, Knitting, Spinning, Embroidery. “The world is made of string.” This is what my husband says almost every time some esoteric fiber art or textile fact is dropped upon him. That string world doesn’t make itself though and … Continue reading

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