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Lining a Knit Baby Blanket

  My mother loves the colour mustard . It works very well with grey. And that’s what inspired this baby blanket. Its a simple rectangular blanket in garter stitch knit with 4.5 mm needles which gives it an open texture. The border is crocheted in a shell stitch pattern. It measures around 30 x 36 […]

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Gorgeous New Yarn at the Store

Look what’s new at my store!! Malabrigo sock yarn!! Plus 2 new colours in Malabrigo Worsted. Its the first time I saw the sock yarn this close. It really is so beautiful. Soft and well plied. I’ve chosen some lovely colours (it was quite tough given that all the colours of Malabrigo are so lovely). […]

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Meera’s Maile Sweater

  Pattern : Maile Sweater Needles : 2.75mm (I think. Have forgotten since its been a while since I made this) Made for : My niece Meera     This was made for Meera to be gifted when she was born (last June). It fits her now- when she is a 9 month old. Hmmm…maybe Indian […]

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Knit Baby Hat

The countdown has begun. Next week my sister and my darling niece Meera will leave for the US after a wonderful 2 months in India. How I wish time could stand still! Meera is an absolute delight. I’m going to miss her like crazy. Meanwhile I continue to make things for her, which is an […]

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Knit Slouchy Beanie

A super quick knit with just one skein of aran weight tweedy yarn. The yarn in question is Aran Tweed by Naturally from New Zealand. Of course from The Happy Hands Store 🙂 I wanted to see how this yarn knits up like. Well, it was a dream to work with – squishy and soft. The hat […]

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The ones that almost didn’t make it

After the summing up post yesterday I thought I would do a quick round up of the things that I made this year but never got around to writing about them. I took pictures when I made them though. Some mouth watering recipes, a redecorated shoebox, a nightie and peekaboo mitts. Here is a brief look at them all. […]

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Summing up 2013

Summing up a year is always exciting. As I am putting this post together I feel that the year 2013 has been certainly fulfilling. My biggest accomplishment came towards the end of the year with the launch of my own online store – thehappyhandsstore.com. It has got good feedback so far, am hoping it only grows from here. I […]

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My Very Own Online Store

I’ve dreamt, worked hard and here it is.My very own online store: The Happy Hands Store.       It is really difficult to describe how excited I am.I shared this news with my friends and family and they were all so happy for me and encouraging that it left me feeling all warm and fuzzy. With […]

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