Archives at fluffa!

Here is a complete list of all entries posted on this site since March 2002, with the exception of weblog entries. The archive list of weblog entries (those short snippets with links to outside places posted at the right hand column of the main page of this site) can be found here. If you'd rather see entries pertaining solely to knitting projects without diving into the archived entries below, you can find them at the gallery.


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25.03.04: This will be his Easter sweater...

Doing the old "knit the knit rows with a bigger needle, and purl the purl rows with a smaller needle" trick...

23.03.04: Weekend Knitting.

Car knitting early Saturday afternoon. This weekend we drove outside Lyon to visit an aunt and uncle*, and I took the opportunity to do some car knitting. Fiber Trend's "Berry Cute Hat" [thanks, Patricia!], Cotton Fleece and Arabella Zodiac. By...

19.03.04: It's still Christmas in Lyon!

Can we ever have enough good surprises? I. Don't. Think. So! Click to see what the post brought to my door: The first is from Marrije, and it's Erika Knight's Simple Knits for Little Cherubs! It's no secret that I'm...

16.03.04: A finished poncho! Alert Tita! And clear your cache!

Why, it's a finished poncho. Giddy-ap! [Click me and I will give you an expanded view.] [The obligatory stand-still-like mannequin shot is here.] Finished project! Poncho from Phildar's Spring Tendances 2003. Phil Ruban cotton ribbon yarn, color chocolat. It's...

12.03.04: Why, yes! It's another project, thank you.

Yep. This piece went to the frog pond. (I blame it on Seabiscuit). Twisty cabled "kimono" style sweater. Phildar [surprised? I hope not] Tendances Hiver 2002. Pure Laine. Cream color. Knit in one piece. Very simple cable pattern worked...

12.03.04: Twisty "kimono" sweater!

Chic and funky cabled sweater knit in one piece using Phildar Pure Laine and 4mm needles, following a pattern from Phildar's Tendances Hiver 2002 pattern book. [Watching Seabiscuit and weeping over the sentimental scenes while knitting this piece may...

10.03.04: We interrupt this weblog to bring you great knitting toys.

Free! I feel freeeeeeeeee! After over a month of working on the yearly magazine for my son's school, I'm finally able to rest. The final draft of the magazine has been completed and approved by the school director, and I've...

03.03.04: Is this a new project I see before me?

Is this a new project I see before me? [Click here for a closeup of the stitch.] I think it's about time I knit a sweater for the husband. He really deserves the knitting love because thus far both...

03.03.04: Ribbed sweater for ze hubby

Cool ribbed sweater using Phildar Pegase and 4.5mm needles, following a pattern from Phildar's Les Essentiels 2003 pattern book. This sweater is for my husband because he deserves the knitting love, too. Awwwwwwwwww! Click here to view a few...

01.03.04: Just one skein and I'll be a-fringing.

On Saturday I went into the yarn shop to pick up my one measly skein of Phil Ruban so I could finish fringing my sister's poncho, but the yarn hadn't come in yet. Sob! That means that my sister's poncho...

25.02.04: Me. Want. Fringe.

Clint Eastwood envies me my fringe. There's nothing more frustrating than happily fringing a chocolate-colored poncho and then RUNNING out of yarn when 3/4's through. All I needed was one extra skein. Just one, and I didn't have it....

20.02.04: Chocolate for everyone!

Why, it's a seaming party! Chocolate for everyone! [Click me for a really big picture.] Seaming and fringing of the sleek chocolate poncho, a.k.a. Tita's Kilometers-Long Blanket, has commenced. As I do this, I give thanks to the knitting...

17.02.04: I'm still in a shock over frogging two whole skeins' worth.

She likes me so nice, she knit me twice. I think it's high time I finished my dear sister's sleek poncho [giddy-ap!], so I've been spending a lot of time working on it. It was too big to carry...

10.02.04: Ribbon-y!

It's amazing how a pair of honkin' size 17 needles*, some luxurious Anny Blatt yarn and a few hours can whip up a scarf that makes me want to wear a beret and talk with a faux French accent. Kind...

03.02.04: Bring on the Elf!

Lola Falana envies me these ruffles. [Click me and I will give you another view.] Elfin is finished! The outcome: I forgive Kim Hargreaves for those 10,000 stitches of Kidsilk Haze. The ruffles on the front edges are a...

29.01.04: Vacation knitting:

We call this the "garbanzo beanie". Meet my little brother's wee head as it sports what we call the "garbanzo beanie". Knit using Lion Brand* Wool-Ease Chunky, size 6mm's and 2/2 rib. He wanted something that really hugged his...

26.01.04: Greetings from jetlag limbo.

Strikin' a pose in the tank Aunt Becky knit for me, yo. I cannot begin to describe the feeling I got on Christmas morning when my niece and goddaughter Becky* opened the package containing the tank I knit for...

23.12.03: We wish you a Merry Christmas...

Santa's Elfin wishes you, "Merry Christmas!" Now please seam me. My Elfin cardi is almost ready, but there is one "little" detail missing: The Monster Frills on the front pieces. Santa needs to put a lump of coal in...

20.12.03: Why, it's ANOTHER bucket hat!

Feliz Navidad! My little sister deserves a bucket hat, so she gets a bucket hat! I would have loved to have gone the fluffy route for this one, but considering the weather where she lives sending a fluffy bucket hat...

17.12.03: I shall put out spiked eggnog for the knitting gods.

Is this a frilly ruffle I see before me? It is, it is a frilly ruffle*! Knit using Kidsilk Haze and the desire to not have to rip out any of it, at any time, under any circumstance. The...

15.12.03: The fluffa kid.

Look who's wearing his new vest! [Click me and I will give you another view.] My son's fluffy vest is finished! It's a hit with the kid, and he's worn it several times already. It's still a little big...

08.12.03: Fuzzy Wuzzy Was a Bucket...

Why, it's a bucket hat near a boules court! [Click me and I will give you another view.] Bucket hat número dos, otherwise known as The Fluffy Fur-Trim Version, is officially finished. Temperatures are dropping considerably here, so I...

03.12.03: Soon I will be dancing elfin-like through a meadow.

She likes me so nice, she knit me twice! I had promised myself I wouldn't start my second bucket hat until I finished the right front piece of my Elfin cardi, and I had come through. Twice! That is,...

01.12.03: It's magically delicious.

The brim lies flat without blocking! It must be magical yarn.[Photo above was taken with flash off. Click here to see photo taken with flash on.] Bucket hat número dos is well on its way and I liiiiiiiiiiiike it! Yesterday...

27.11.03: Gobble, gobble.

Happy Thanksgiving! Send pumpkin pie. And here's a project that's almost reading for seaming: My son's fluffy vest! Looks like I went a little overboard with a few extra rows on one side, doesn't it? Well, I did! The left...

24.11.03: Why, it's a new project!

Hello. I have startitis. [Click, make real big.] [And don't forget to click here for a close-up of the stitch.] Okay. I went off and started a new project. I simply had to. I NEED a quick but different project...

24.11.03: Fluffy Vest.

Fluffy chenille child's vest, from Phildar's Pitchoun 2003 and using Phildar's Steppe and 5mm needles. [One of those quick and fun-to-knit projects, and it's cute to boot!] Click here to view a few images of the project in progress,...

20.11.03: Happy berzzzday!

Why, I do believe it's my birthday today. Happy birthday to me! In celebration, I offer you a finished project: My niece's tank. I must say, I am happy with the way it came out and am pleased with...

18.11.03: Now I know why I don't knit shawls.

C'est looooooooooooong... I'm very busy lately, but I've got lots of knitting progress to share! How about we start with my sister's poncho? The poncho has become my knitting in the evening project because other than increases at every row,...

14.11.03: Finishitis!

It's the bee's knees! [That's the Saône river in the background.] Bucket-o-Chic número uno is finished! I plan on making several (this one, as it turns out, isn't for me), so I decided to start out tentatively by making a...