Archive | December, 2011

My First Sweater

I’ve tried knitting all kinds of things – socks, cowls, hats. But up until now, I haven’t been able to master knitting a sweater yet! I bought lovely, lovely yarn and ended up knitting and ripping out the entire sweater twice already. I was determined to make it into a sweater (or else!) Isn’t this […]

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Fabric Recommendations for the Minoru Jacket

Today, let’s talk about fabric options for the Minoru Jacket. We’ll be looking for light to medium weight woven fabrics, but as with most patterns, we can always bend the rules a little bit! I’ll list some options that I think would work well, and mention some things to keep in mind as you select […]

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Lauren’s Minoru Jacket

Happy Friday! Today I have another awesome pattern tester’s Minoru Jacket to share with you. You may have already seen Lauren from Lladybird’s white Minoru jacket, but in case you haven’t, here it is! Click to check out Lauren’s blog post on pattern testing, and see about twenty more photos of her jacket from all […]

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Online Fabric Shopping: The Big List!

Wow! What an amazing response to yesterday’s post on where to buy fabric online. Thanks so much for sharing your experiences. It’s much better when you can buy with confidence, knowing other people have had great experiences with an online fabric shop. I like to know when I’m going to get excellent fabrics and excellent […]

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