Category Archives: knitting

A Hudson hat for Elena

When Elena saw I’d finished a hat for Hugo, she wanted in on the action. Luckily, I started this Hudson hat way back in November. I had all the knitting done, all that was left was to make the tassel … Continue reading

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A warm head for Hugo

Reading northern hemisphere knitting blogs during the Australian summer prompts some odd behaviour. I recently spied the garter ear flap hat pattern on the gorgeous Purl Bee. How could I resist? Elena is the most frequent recipient of my knitted … Continue reading

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KCW makes so far

This has been a bit of a funny KCW. Things have been rather busy, and stinking hot. I’ve been sewing in the evenings – I’ve managed my one hour a day, but not much more! It feels like it’s all … Continue reading

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Grommets success

We’ve got the grommets over and done with. Elena coped with the whole thing admirably – the anesthetic process was pretty horrible (for both of us) but she woke up calmly and was just sucking her thumb by the time … Continue reading

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Knitting today, grommets tomorrow

I hope you all had a good weekend – we had a great Saturday, but Sunday was all downhill. Hugo split his lip and goodness know what got into Elena. She was not a well behaved girl. Neither of them … Continue reading

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Stitch markers

A very quick post today. Hugo was unsettled yesterday and then woke in the early hours this morning with the vomits. He seems happier today, so I’m crossing my fingers that it’s a 24-hour bug which doesn’t spread. I’m not … Continue reading

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It’s probably time to admit I’ve got a problem

Hello, my name is Ruth and I’m an in threes addict. I really love this pattern. I can’t help it – the cardigan’s so great for layering and adding a pop of colour to a baby’s outfit. I never fail … Continue reading

Posted in baby, Etsy, gifts for babies, hand dyeing, in threes, knitting, yarn | 18 Comments