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Emily Victoria

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Newark, New Jersey
About Me:
I'm a mommy to a handsome boy nicknamed Dino (full name Konstantinos) and my newest addition, a pretty pretty princess named Anastasia, who we call Ana. I am a full time Domestic Goddess.

I learned to knit from my mother when I was around 5. I didn't pick it up again until I became pregnant with my son, and since then I haven't stopped. Most of my projects have been for Dino and my sister Sammy, and now itty bitty baby things again.

I have been challenged by my fiancé Ben to finish all the yarn in my storage bin before I can buy more. It's filled with yarn from my three favorite brands, Knit Picks, Lion Brand and Red Heart. So let's see how long it takes me. So far at the beginning of 2016, I have finished 7 items.
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No Room For Me!

They like to take up the entire sofa bed, the weasels.

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A Salvaged Ball and A Broken Needle

Posted on February 10, 2016 at 4:59pm 3 Comments

I last wrote how my wool got eaten by beetles.  I had eight or so balls of Palette in Bouquet Heather that I thought were destroyed, but I'm a tenacious young woman and decided to take the shreds and spit splice them together:

The end result is a big ball of double stranded Palette.  I went…


It's Been A Long, Long Time...

Posted on January 25, 2016 at 7:23pm 2 Comments

Where to begin?  It has been years... 4 years?  Judging by my usually horrid mathematical calculations.  So much has happened.

Dino is about to be 9 on February 10th.  I gave birth to a beautiful baby girl named Anastasia (Ana for short) last April 18. She's 9 months old now.  I have a wonderful fiancé and I still have Simon cat.  We still live in Newark, this time in a pre war building that has more charm then the owners care to keep up with.  

Here are my…


Tired of Potter.

Posted on November 17, 2011 at 7:23pm 2 Comments

 This was Dino on Saturday afternoon.  No not Halloween, but November 12, 2011, en route to the Quidditch World Cup.  What?!  You say?  I'm not even joking about that.  A bunch of college kids with beer in tow (thank god I dropped out of school) decided to make Quidditch real.  So me thinking that it would be…


A New School Year (year 4 of teaching for me, year 3 of school for Dino)

Posted on September 12, 2011 at 6:29pm 3 Comments

Bye bye summer vacation.  Poop.  This is Dino and a shark.  We didn't actually get to go into the aquarium, but we'll go next time I suppose.


Now it's back to school.  I wanted to get a new sweater and blanket done for Dino for the first day, but that didn't happen.  I have a sleeve and a half of the…


Back From Key West

Posted on September 1, 2011 at 6:36pm 2 Comments

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At 6:25pm on September 6, 2009, Peggy Stuart said…
EV: Welcome home to Dino! I know you're happy to have him back, and that you will have him back in shape in no time. Kids really prefer having guidelines. They'll test continually until they find out what they are. Good luck getting out of the city! I grew up in the city, but I adore nature. It fulfills my spirit! Happy knitting! --P
At 5:08pm on May 9, 2009, Tamara Sutton said…
Thanks for the comment! I'm thinking about making one for my sister and niece, them seemed very impressed with mine. By the way my sister goes by Sam (short for Samara) and my niece's name is Emily. Have a great day!
At 8:12pm on May 3, 2009, Martha Renee Lowder said…
thank you for your advice...i went out and bought some bamboo to play with:)
At 5:23pm on February 5, 2009, Peggy Stuart said…
EV: Thanks! It wasn't that hard, unless you factor in the loss of sleep, food, family time and showers! If you just knit the pattern or do it as a KAL, it's actually pretty easy. Happy knitting! --Peggy
At 7:10pm on February 4, 2009, Peggy Stuart said…
EV: I appreciated your encouragement! I had a great time, and was happy to come in third. The competition was stiff. It was a great project. Happy knitting! --Peggy
At 10:10pm on December 30, 2008, faeries7 said…
Hey EmilyVictoria, I just wanted you to know that you are not insane! 4 projects at once is just proof that you love yarn and gorgeous patterns, that's all. I can remember when my husband was deployed in Afghanistan and I was doing 6 projects at once. It was 2 pairs of socks, 3 scarfs, and an afghan. I did get them all finished in a decent amount of time, and learned a very valuable lesson about how much I can do at once without going completely insane. That's why it's so hard not to just put my socks aside and pick up a new project. I'm so good at that! But my resolution for 2008 was to actually finish my projects I started, even if they had been put in time-out for being naughty.
Anyway, sorry for babbling but I just wanted to say Thanks for the encouragement, and more.
PS. your baby is beautiful!
At 2:36pm on December 2, 2008, Peggy Stuart said…
Emily Victoria: Here it is-- It's called "A Felt Flock," and was designed by Bev Galeskas. Because it's felted, you probably could throw it into the washer if it gets dirty. --Peggy
At 4:46pm on November 30, 2008, Peggy Stuart said…
Hi, Emily Victoria! I put the felted sheep into my photo album. I think this would make a better toy for a small child. I'll try to dig out the instructions and see if there's a place you can get a copy. Otherwise, I can send you a copy. --Peggy
P.S.: Dino is so cute!

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