Phoebe Mouse Love

Imagine my delight when my 3 year old daughter asked me to knit her this doll, then proceeded to help me choose all the yarn! It was a sweet collaboration, one filled with PB's questions about knitting, color input, and urging me to work on Phoebe just a little more often.Is my Phoebe Mouse done … Continue reading Phoebe Mouse Love

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Yarn Along :: Phoebe Mouse

    I have a modest collection on knitting books for children, and keep them on a special shelf near my yarn.  Every special once in a while, PB asks if we can "read a knitting book," and we choose one to read together.  Recently she requested we read Phoebe's Sweater, a beautifully illustrated book by … Continue reading Yarn Along :: Phoebe Mouse

Success!

I knew that although PB won the initial battle, I would ultimately win the wear-this-sweater war. Granted, I snuck it on while she was busy at playing, but she did leave it on all day.  It's a perfect fit, and I am back to thinking about making her another sweater this winter.  Cinnamon, Tea Leaves, … Continue reading Success!

Yarn Along:: Page Turners and Simple Knits

From small things:  Two of my favorite things are knitting and reading, and the evidence of this often shows up in my photographs. I love seeing what other people are knitting and reading as well. So, what are you knitting or crocheting right now? What are you reading?  This week I am reading The Rest of … Continue reading Yarn Along:: Page Turners and Simple Knits

Three Books & a Sweater

In my last post I mentioned something about clearing out the knitting basket a bit in January.  At the end of 2010, I had 3 projects lingering from the year: Hamamelis, TTL Mystery Socks, and the Climbing Vines pullover.  In keeping with the natural yearning for a fresh start this time of year, I fantasized … Continue reading Three Books & a Sweater