Category Archives: Dolls

Embellishments (Wildcard)

I don’t have any thoughts on today’s Blog Week topic, which is what you plan to learn / accomplish in the next year.  Instead, I’m choosing another topic which I don’t have too much to say about, but at least … Continue reading

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Anya Models

Just a quick post today to show you how Anya looks in her beaded top.  In this view, the top is oriented with the fastening at the back. I like the way the collar and yoke look. I think the … Continue reading

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Beading Part 2 – Designing with beads

As you may recall, as soon as I was well embarked on my first beading project, Hazel’s cuffs, I decided that I needed to order some more beads.  (Links are to Ravelry.)  The beads on the cuffs are size 6, … Continue reading

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Computers and Hobbies

Isn’t it interesting how computers interact with non-computer-based hobbies these days?  Franklin and I have been married for a bit over 40 years now.  During that whole time, we have pursued various hobbies, and each of us has one that … Continue reading

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Guest Time

If you can really use the word guest here.  My daughter Meg and her husband left Monday at about 10 AM to head down to Columbus, Ohio (again) to attend a concert.  By Cake, I think it was.  At any … Continue reading

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Blocking

For a lot of years I didn’t block what I knit.  Of course, back then I was mostly using acrylic, and it’s a whole other deal blocking acrylic.  Not too long ago, I knit a lace scarf and it became … Continue reading

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Knitting Books and Doll Accessories

Thinking about offering my extra copy of Think Outside the Sox on this blog has made me consider which other books I might want to give away.  Some of the knitting books I own are extremely precious to me and … Continue reading

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Fair Isle Doll Dress

I spent most of today knitting this dress: Unfortunately, the light was about gone by the time it was done, so the photo, though taken outside, used flash.  It uses a golden “subtle” (semi-solid) from Twisted Fiber Art plus an … Continue reading

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Small Dolls

This morning, possibly inspired by yesterday’s post, I found myself inspired to get my five small (10 to 12 inch) BJDs out and see what I could find around in the way of knit outfits for all of them.  I … Continue reading

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Prototype Vest Done – or Close

Well, I completed my second try at the prototype Perpendicular Vest. Now I just have to see what I learned. Here is a view of the front of the vest: My very cooperative model is here showing us the way … Continue reading

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