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Nicole
Winter Park, FL
Newlywed, newlyhoused and finding out what works for me.
Interests: knitting, cooking, sewing, home decor
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Pattern: Baby Leggings Yarn: Lightweight Socks That Rock in Goody Goody I don't feel as if I can give an accurate review on this pattern because I didn't follow the directions! I forgot to knit the last 1/3 of the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 2, 2011 at Nicole the Knitting Goddess
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Pattern: Sundrop by Fawn Pea Yarn: Knitpicks Comfy Worsted in Flamingo Modifications: Did not do chin strap It's sunny again in central Florida and the kiddo needed some sunhats! This one was really quick to whip up, it fits well,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2011 at Nicole the Knitting Goddess
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Pattern: Round or Pinwheel Baby Blanket Yarn: Knit Picks Main Line in Antique Rose Modifications: Made the ruffle by increasing every stitch (knit front and back) on the last regular row and then knitting for another 2 inches. Then regular... Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2011 at Nicole the Knitting Goddess
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I've been working on some Arch Shaped Socks with some gorgeous Dream in Color Smooshy in Happy Forest. The pattern is a bit fiddly but I'm happy with how the socks are turning out. I'm on the foot of the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2011 at Nicole the Knitting Goddess
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Pattern: Cable Baby Yarn: I forgot but it's fingering weight wool This hat is really nice because it has a lot of stretch. She wore it in the NICU (with the brim folded up) and now at almost 3 times... Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2011 at Nicole the Knitting Goddess
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I was working on a pair of arch-shaped socks for myself when I got the urge to knit something small, uncomplicated, and cute. What did I choose to start? Baby legwarmers of course! Knit with leftover Socks That Rock I... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2011 at Nicole the Knitting Goddess
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Just a quick little post to show you what I finished on December 31, 2010 A mini Odessa for L! We call it her fro yo hat. Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2011 at Nicole the Knitting Goddess
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I have a hard time finding Christmas socks that fit L's feet. It's not an unusual problem I don't think. So far Gymboree and handmade socks are the only ones that remain on her feet! When we went to visit... Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2010 at Nicole the Knitting Goddess
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Even though Christmas is over I'm still working on one more Jaques hat! I'm horrible at sending out Christmas gifts on time. But I'm on the decrease section of the last hat so the light is at the end of... Continue reading
Posted Dec 29, 2010 at Nicole the Knitting Goddess
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Pattern: Double-Knot Stocking Cap Yarn: Knit Picks Felici Sport Self Striping Modifications: Did 10 rows of ribbing at the beginning, extended hat by 2 inches, used Magic Loop. L does not like things on her head. This is unfortunate because... Continue reading
Posted Dec 24, 2010 at Nicole the Knitting Goddess
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Pattern: Ellen's Ruffled Hat (free!) Yarn: Cascade Fixation This is one of the two preemie hats that I made. It really doesn't fit her anymore (which is why I had such a hard time getting a picture of the top.... Continue reading
Posted Dec 17, 2010 at Nicole the Knitting Goddess
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It's time for Christmas knitting again! And this year I'm sticking to hats. So far I've knitted: 2 adult utopia hats, 1 kid utopia hat, 1 toddler utopia hat 1 adult mistake rib hat, 1 kid mistake rib hat And... Continue reading
Posted Dec 15, 2010 at Nicole the Knitting Goddess
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Pattern: Vine Lace Baby Hat (free!) Yarn: Knitpicks Gloss (sock leftovers) I like this hat a lot but it doesn't fit quite right yet. She can shake her head in a no motion and wiggle right out of it. That... Continue reading
Posted Dec 10, 2010 at Nicole the Knitting Goddess
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So I've been gone a really looong time. And in that time, I had a baby! This is L. She was born September 30, 2010 at 7:04 pm via c-section. She weighed 3 lbs, 9 oz and was 16 inches... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2010 at Nicole the Knitting Goddess
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So I've been away from blogging for a really looooong time. Because I've not been feeling well for a really long time. Because, as you can probably tell by the title of this post, I'm pregnant! I am currently 17... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2010 at Nicole the Knitting Goddess
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Mar 15, 2010
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Pattern: Marijke Yarn: Rowan RYC Cashsoft DK Shoot Location: Grand Floridian Resort & Spa I really love the Marijke pattern. It wasn't easily memorizable but about 40% of the way through I caught on. After blocking the pattern bloomed beautifully... Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2010 at Nicole the Knitting Goddess
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Pattern: Baby Sophisticate Yarn: Blue Skys Alpaca Dyed Cotton in Carribean Buttons: Sip N Knit Shoot location: Guest bedroom I bought this yarn during our last trip to Savannah (last June!) and had it in mind for a cropped cardigan... Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2010 at Nicole the Knitting Goddess
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So, this happens every year. I think, I won't do any Christmas knitting... and then Christmas is 10 days away and I'm knitting like a fiend. Because it takes that long to realize the perfect knitted presents for everyone. *Sigh*... Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2010 at Nicole the Knitting Goddess
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Now, the silver lining to my father deciding not to walk me down the aisle was that I found out that many men in my family would be honored to take his place. My grandfather, my uncle, and my father-in-law... Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2010 at Nicole the Knitting Goddess
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Pattern: Jacques Cousteau Yarn: Knit Witch Ancient World in Artemis Shoot Location: My kitchen Every Christmas I make Michael a beanie. He needs a new one almost every year because he has a tendency to leave them in his hoodie... Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2010 at Nicole the Knitting Goddess
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We choose to see each other before our ceremony by having a "first look". This way we could fit in all of the formal family photos before the wedding and everyone could enjoy the cocktail hour. I also didn't want... Continue reading
Posted Jan 18, 2010 at Nicole the Knitting Goddess
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I've been meaning to do a WIP post for awhile but never seem to get around to it. I finally took some time out this morning to get pictures of what I've been working on! This is the bottom half... Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2010 at Nicole the Knitting Goddess
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Dress Close-up My fantastic groom clipping on his tie Having my dress laced. It only took 20 minutes! Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2010 at Nicole the Knitting Goddess
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Pattern: Sarcelle Yarn: Jojoland Harmony Shoot Location: Grand Floridian Resort & Spa beach Ok, so Sarcelle is beautiful and all but she took FOREVER. Or, at least, it felt like forever. I'm really pleased with the outcome though. I'm a... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2010 at Nicole the Knitting Goddess