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Hey everyone-

Knitty Me is now Knitting Factor. For real this time. I mean it. Seriously.

Hope to see you there!



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Picture this: I’m sitting on the couch happily knitting the baby blanket. My 3 1/2 year old niece is sitting on the other end of the couch watching (Who lives in a pineapple under the sea?) Spongebob Squarepants. I turn my head to see what she is doing and see my ball of yarn sitting there between us, patiently waiting to be made a part of this beautiful blanket, and next to it I see this:


…my niece holding this tangled web of yarn. “Uh…what are you doing?” I ask calmly. “I’m knitting” she replies simply. Oh.


The Sublime scarf is finished! “Mary has a finished object?” the crowd asks.

Why yes, yes I do!


Megan taught me to bind off, Alyssa showed me how to make the fringe, and presto! It’s a beautiful, luxurious, heavely scarf. LOVE it.

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The luxurious Sublime scarf is nearly finished:

And the Debbie Bliss baby cashmerino Feather and Fan baby blanket

is coming along well:

Baby Blanket

About half way up the blanket you can see I start making fewer mistakes…

but that’s what learning is about, right? It’s my first pattern and I love the

old-fashioned look of it. At first I was hesitant to do something so traditional

but I think it fits here. Plus, they don’t know the sex of the baby yet. So that’s

old fashioned too!

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I’m looking for a potholder pattern I saw in a book or magazine. Which book? Which magazine, you ask? I don’t know! I can’t remember! And it’s driving me crazy. I wanted to knit them up for Father’s Day because they were man-appropriate potholders, know what I mean? Sigh.

Know of any cool knitted potholder patterns?

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I’m in love with this sweater from Kim Hargreaves:


And it comes in a kit! Plus, the dog is so cute.
I want to live in this picture.
I want to be as thin as the model in this picture. ;o)

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Love the knitting t-shirts over at Knitiot, especially this one:

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I tried to sign up at Knitty as, of course, knittyme, but it wouldn’t allow that name so I’m wondering if calling myself Knitty Me in the world of knitting blogs is a mistake. I suppose I could come up with something different, and I wouldn’t want to be stepping on anyone’s toes. Plus, I’m unhappy that I can’t run Google Ad Sense on WordPress and being that I’m on a Mac, I am unable to upload a custom header.  Annoying! What to do, what to do. Seeing as I have possibly three readers, I could wait on this but I’d like to get settled where I’m going to stay, know what I mean?

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