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Archive for November 20th, 2010

Just a short post to show off the tiny Christmas Stocking ornament I knit today (and there will surely be more over the next few weeks):

My tiny Christmas Stocking

It turned out so well and was amazingly fast to knit. All in all it took me about 1 1/2 hours, though I went wrong somewhere in the pattern and ended up having a lot more stitches at the end of the “heel” part. (Compensated that with doing a few more decreases in the following rounds…. but in spite of that the outcome is almost perfect.)

The pattern is just lovely and can be found here: http://littlecottonrabbits.typepad.co.uk/photos/free_pattern/stockings6.html

The book against which I’m modeling my tiny stocking is called “Coraline & other stories” by Neil Gaiman. (It’s one of those books, of which I’m not sure whether I will like it or not, but the story reminded me so much of “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” that I just had to get it.) It just happened to be on the top of my “books-to-read” pile and also had the perfect background color for my stocking. 😉

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