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About stickgirl

Hi, I am a mother of 3, wife, small business owner, chief cook & bottle washer, daydreaming of fashion and knitting.

Knitting progress

I’m trying to sneak in a row here and a row there of knitting  to keep my sanity.  Thank goodness for toe-up, magic loop sock knitting.  This is turning out to be a very satisfying knit, not too much thinking … Continue reading

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Polka Dots

I had a real Throwback Thursday moment last week – I found the hard copy of this pattern while cleaning out a desk drawer.  This is the knit that started it all 18 years ago! When I was in the … Continue reading

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 “The only thing that separates us from the animals is our ability to accessorize.”  Clairee Belcher (Steel Magnolias, Robert Harling): That line makes me laugh every time!   I’m embarrassed to call these bracelets a diy because they are so easy … Continue reading

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Shirt Re-fashion x 3

I love sewing.  I love going to thrift stores.  Throw in a field trip to peruse the remnant bin at my local fabric store and here’s what you get! It all started with this pin I found on Pinterest.   … Continue reading

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It’s still winter!

  I’ve been trying to hibernate through this horrible, cold winter.  It feels like it will never end.  The snow is gone, but we haven’t put away the sweaters, coats, hats, scarves, mitts and long johns!  The few warm days … Continue reading

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A little late to the party…..

Remember this sweater frenzy sparked  from Rodarte’s  Fall / Winter Colleciton, 2008 – 2009? It actually stuck around for a while, with many high street retailers making their own versions. I – along with a lot of other knitters – … Continue reading

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Happy! Merry!!!

Happy New Year to everyone!   I am very excited to see what 2015 will bring. There was no Christmas knitting this year – I decided to skip the stress of last minute projects.  Don’t worry, there were hand made … Continue reading

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