Finished hats and a new project!

I finally finished two hats for my coworkers twins. They are currently en route to her so I hope she likes them. I just did a basic 2×2 rib for about 5.25 inches, a somewhat gradual decrease (decreased 1/4 of the stitches right away and then gradual from there!), and then made giant red and white pom poms for the tops. This was my first time making poms and it was delightfully fun!

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I also started a wall hanging after seeing this one over on Elise’s blog. I am basically 100% copying her. Looking forward to seeing it complete…it already looks totally lopsided so what else could possibly go wrong…

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Too small..

I decided a few weeks ago to make hats for a coworker who recently had twins. It will be easy, I thought, and quick. Uh…unless you change your mind a few times, then knit a hat out of sock yarn only to discover it’s too small for your own baby’s head and so then need to find another pattern/yarn/needle combo and start again! Did I mention it’s twins? So even when I get it right I’ll still have to make another one? And my own baby? Who seems to take up an awful lot of my time… :)

Here is the too small hat in it’s almost -complete portrait. It has since been finished and stuffed into the yarn bin to await a preemie or other tiny baby to be gifted to:

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The queen sized afghan is coming along slowly. I think it might have to go on hold until after I am done christmas crafting. I am working on a woven wall hanging as well as new hats for the twins!

Also, I actually made something that I saw on Pinterest! A simple little countdown to Christmas for my two year old.

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I’ve noticed that back in September I said I wanted to have this site updated once a week. I’ve realized that is way too ambitious for me at this point. I can do once a month it seems, so that is what I will continue to do. I’m hoping that as time goes on I will be able to post more often….or rather, I’m hoping that it just falls into my life. But we’ll see!