I made a little sweater for a new KCL doll yesterday. The sweater turned out really well. I know the key to knitting for dolls is to use finer gauge yarn but I always try to short cut it. Here I didn’t and I used Sidar Snuggly Spots DK and it was perfect. The pattern I used was a free one I found on ravelry, Huckleberry Friend, for an 18″ doll. I shortened the yoke by 4 rows and … More
Hope everyone had a great Halloween! Ours was soggy and rainy, per Chicago regulation. Honestly I don't even mind. I can't imagine how much candy the kids would bring in if crappy weather wasn't slowing them down! Phoebe was a goth fairy, most excited about the make up, and Oscar was scary pumpkin mask bought at last minute. It was definitely a last minute holiday for us (except Phoebe who was ready weeks ago), pumpkins bought at 4:59 before place … More
I can’t believe this only took me an hour. I’ve had a bin of Phoebe’s old baby clothes, and some thrifted items, sitting in my craft room for um, 7? years with the intention of turning them into doll clothes for Phoebe’s dolls. These are not the archived, save-forever baby clothes that are all in storage, nor are these the adorable heartbreakingly tiny infant clothes that I turned into her keepsake baby quilt (man I need new photos of … More
Or better yet, why can't my Thanksgiving supplies magically appear in my magically cleaned house while I sit here and read magazines?