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Friday, December 31, 2004


I can’t think of any better way (pardon my brain slippage here, ahem) of ending the year than with a BANG!

And just how BIG is that BANG!

ONE SLEEVE’s Worth, that’s RIGHT!

One tiny sleeve down and the Little Bad Muse TWIRLS
right into 2005!!!


Thursday, December 30, 2004

can’t get enough

Since my other knitting seems like WORK to me this Holiday Week, I’m relaxing with a Ribby. It is a low stress, high output kind of project and I can’t wait to finish it so I can wear it. I am on a Burgundy Bender and it joins the 4 other Ribbys I already have in my Favorite Sweater Repetoire. I have the original Purple one, a Black one and a multicolored yoke one.

Instant Ribby Karma

1. How to pick the right size to make: measure your chest at the fullest point. Make the next size up in the Finished Measurements listed. For instance, if your bust measures 37″ use the instructions for the finished measurement of 38/39 inches. You need what is called “ease” in the garment so that it isn’t too tight. Read about ease and how to size your knitware HERE.

2. Hate that Zipper? Use 8 large snaps (from a fabric store like Joann’s) sewn to the front edges to close. I have one I made like this and I love it!

3. Need Help with your Zipper? Go HERE for step-by-step instructions…

4. Join the fun at Gallery Ribby! Send me a picture of you in your finished ribby and I’ll post it to the Gallery. Here’s the work-in-progress page for an idea of what it’ll look like (details section still in progress until after the houseguests leave…)

And, as this New Year approaches, I TOAST all the Ribby Knitters out there far and wide and wish you Good Speed and Fine Health!


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