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Pants Fitting Palaver

Yes, fitting misses pants (or trousers) is a lot of trouble, at least for a first timer like me. I had thought my practice run with the pair of shorts I made for my son would prepare me, but fitting ladies trousers is a different kettle of fish. It turned out to be my most labour-intensive… Continue reading Pants Fitting Palaver

Jumpers · My Creations · Stitching · Yarny Stuff

Deep Ocean Twist

So, I cast on my latest acquisition, using a free pattern from garnstudio.com called Rose Twist. It is knitted with one strand each of Drops Alpaca and Kid-Silk on 5mm needles.I replaced Drops Alpaca (100% Alpaca) with Nord which is a 45% Alpaca, 30% Polyamide, 25% Wool mix (same yarn group), and you'll notice that… Continue reading Deep Ocean Twist

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Another Addition

Okay; I finally ordered an overlocker last week, the popular Brother 1034d. I had been thinking about it for some time but kept procrastinating because I sew in one of the rooms upstairs, and always thought about the noise disturbing my family (I mostly sew at night after work). At this point in my sewing,… Continue reading Another Addition

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Athletic – One Word Prompt

Daily Prompt: Athletic I loved watching athletic events growing up in the 80's. It was the highlight of any championship as far as I was concerned and I loved track and field best. Carl Lewis, Ben Johnson, and our very own Chidi Imoh were my 'men' then, and I used to stay glued to the TV,… Continue reading Athletic – One Word Prompt