Tag Archives: vintage

Episode # 52 (Happy Memorial Day!)

25 May
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Episode # 40 (I Lied! I’m Knitting Presents for Christmas)

16 Dec

I’m knitting/crocheting presents for Christmas, although I said I wouldn’t.  I’m making a crocheted afghan for my grandmother, who used to crochet, and is now 94 years old.  I know she will love it!  I’m also knitting my hubby a pair of Jeck Socks,  For myself, I’m knitting the Wintersweet shawl by Boo Knits.

A discount of 20% off on all items in my Etsy store, now until 12/24/14!  Black Horse Fashions

My sister’s shop on Etsy is called Kit’s Fun Creations.  She often sells craft items made from buttons and fantastic beaded jewelry.  All proceeds are used towards paying for her diabetic service dog.

Thanks for supporting both my sister and me in our crafty endeavors.

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Episode # 27 (Take 4!)

10 Jun

WIP – Granny’s 1930s Shawl by Kimberly Dominic
FO – Granny’s 1930s Shawl and 1959 Sweater with pearls
Upcoming projects – Mrs. Bakery Bear, by Kay Jones and Liesl by Ysolda Teague

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Episode # 25 (Big Weekend Coming Up!)

14 May

WIP – Shawls…. Lots of Granny’s 1930’s Shawls. Knitted Patchwork squares to cover my sewing bench. Finished objects – I blocked my sister’s shawl and I finished adding fringe to my mom’s shawl.

Vintage book – Columbia-Minerva, High Fashion, Book # 760.

Enhancements – 1.) Weekend Hats by Interweave Press 2.) 55 Christmas Balls to Knit by Arne & Carlos

What’s coming up? 1.) A new pattern will be released called “Granny’s 1930’s Shawl”. 2.) The “Granny’s 1930’s Shawl KAL” will start this weekend. For details, check out the Me & My Dog & Some Yarn Video Podcast group on Ravelry. 3.) There will be a shop update in my Etsy store this Sunday night at 6 PM Central. https://www.etsy.com/shop/BlackHorseFashions

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Episode # 24 (Poor lil’ Dottie)

2 May

WIP – The shawl for my Aunt Becky, pattern to be published for free on Ravelry in the next week or so. I’m fringing my sister’s shawl.
FO – The Bucket Hat in Peaches & Crème Cotton in the Fiesta colorway. This will be given to my grandmother for her 94th birthday on May 9th.
Vintage Show & Tell – Columbia Minerva Leaflet # 2524, “In Shawls” from the 1970’s.

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Episode # 23 (Surprise… It’s Kanga!)

26 Apr

Thanks for watching! I have no FOs in this episode, but I’ve ripped out my husbands socks and started again using the Stars at Night Sock pattern, by me (Kimberly Dominic). I’ve almost finished my mother’s shawl. The winner for the Knit Picks Shadow lace yarn is announce and a new contest has been started! Also, coming soon… a Granny’s 1930’s Shawl knit-a-long… and there will be prizes!

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Episode #22 (Lexi Arrives!)

14 Apr

FOs – I finished knitting Kit’s shawl, but fringe needs to be added.

WIP – Started my mom’s shawl in Knit Picks Palette, in the Fushia colorway.

My pattern for Granny’s 1930s Shawl is currently being tested on Ravelry and will be published sometime the first of May.

Future projects – Double Knit Bunny (for my grandma’s Easter basket)

Prize Giveaway – Knit Picks Shadow in the Oregon Coast Heather colorway