Learning how to knit

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Over winter break (being a student is great sometimes…) I learned how to knit! I first tried to learn on my own about two years ago. I had a skein of yarn, two needles, and Youtube at my disposal, but that didn’t cut it. For this attempt, I enlisted the help of my sister-in-law, who has been knitting for a few years. Just before Christmas, she spent an evening teaching me. I was hooked within ten minutes, and by the end of the week I had a scarf. Continue reading

Senna tote gift

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I made this bag for a very special person…my college roommate of all four years. We were randomly paired up freshman year and managed to stick together for all of college. We had our ups and downs, as all roommates do (I know who ate all of my brownies that one night…), but we’re closer now thanks to it. After she saw the Senna Tote that I made myself last year, Sarah asked for one of her own.  Something that she could show off to her classmates, I think she said.  Continue reading