Mama Gone Green is a blog dedicated to raising happy children and reducing our impact on the Earth. My name is Taryn and I am the mother of 2 young kids and an environmental studies instructor at a community college in Portland, Oregon. Please join me as I journey through life as a mama, teacher, knitter, photographer, gardener, and environmentalist!

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Yarn Along and A Modeled Tunic


Joining with Ginny of Small Things for this week's yarn along.

Last week, I showed you all a photo of the plain tunic that I finished for Phoebe. A few days ago, I had the chance to put it on her and grab a few pictures, and,well..... apparently, when knitting up this cute little tunic, I temporarily forgot how large my children's heads are and casted off too tightly. And so, when I went to put the tunic on Phoebe, it wouldn't go on. However, I was determined, and after a few minutes of wrangling with her head, I finally did get it to fit. Phew! Then I went through the entire day wondering if it would come off, or if I would have to cut it off of her, but for some reason, the off direction is easier. I have gotten it on and off once since, so although it is a tight squeeze, I think we are good.

This week I have just been knitting up several children' cowls and arm warmers for the craft fair I am doing next week. I figure if they don't sell, they will be good for gifts, or to donate.

And what am I reading? I have decided that I am just not going to talk about what I am (still) reading until I am done. Hehe. Then when I talk about a new book, you will all be pleasantly surprised.

What are you reading? What are you knitting? Pin It Now!

8 comments:

  1. great action shot! Take a photo of all of the cowls and arm warmers before they go out the door!! I want to see them.

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  2. It looks adorable on Phoebe!

    Have a great time at the craft faire!

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  3. It looks so beautiful and such gorgeous colours! Best of luck at the craft fair, I'm certain they will be very popular.

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  4. love that tunic! wishing I was knitting when my kids were little, but I probably wouldn't have finished it yet!

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  5. Gorgeous tunic, the colours really suit her too :)

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  6. it looks great on her! I love all the colors and the hat she is wearing is cute too :)
    I am currently reading "Knit the Season" by Kate Jacobs. I love it so far and have read the two first books "friday night knitting club" and "knit two together".
    Lisa
    www.needlesandwool.blogspot.com

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