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Finished Handwarmers

Here's my pair of handwarmers. I finished the first so quickly that I immediately cast on the other to avoid second-glove syndrome 🙂. My cable and lace repeats were 12 in all instead of 10, and this is only because I was watching the Speed Skating event of the Winter Olympics and got distracted. I… Continue reading Finished Handwarmers

Stitching · Tips & Tricks

How I Fold and Press a Seam Allowance Accurately

In my almost six months of getting back into sewing, I've come across several instructions such as 'turn up 1/4" allowance and press' or 'press under 1/4" on upper end... ' as instructed in my New Look 6232 in making the cuff. This is by no means my invention; it was part of the instructions… Continue reading How I Fold and Press a Seam Allowance Accurately