Category Archives: Knitting and Crochet Blog Week

My 4KCBW Challenge Completion AND the Liebster Award

Time seems to be slipping through my fingers and seeping away each time I blink. There is just over a week left before we go on holiday and yet the world has not slowed at all. The good news is … Continue reading

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Madness caused by Summer and 4KCBW Update

I don’t know how long I’ve been yearning for the summer to arrive. For shorts and sandals and the freedom of no coats or jackets. And finally it’s here. I’m loving the heat wave and I hope that it stays … Continue reading

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4KCBWDAY7 – Looking Forward

This is it. The last day of Knitting and Crochet Blog Week 2013. It’s been fun, if a little more time consuming than normal for me. As ever, the most difficult, and best is left to last. In a year’s … Continue reading

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4KCBWDAY6 – A Tool to Covet

No exaggeration to state that this one tool has changed my knitting life. I am sure that most will know that this is an interchangeable circular KnitPro needle. This marvellous tool has so many fantastic features that I just have … Continue reading

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4KCBWDAY5 – Something a Bit Different

Just to show you that creative and knitting skills are required for the most unlikely of projects – please carefully note the cape, scarves (worn as a sash), make-up and cavalier hat all created by me. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bDQnl7h4sfk For further information … Continue reading

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4KCBWDAY4 – Colour Review

I knit and crochet because I love the colour and texture of yarn I work with. They are in equal first position. There have been occasions I’ve bought yarn on the internet as it looked right, only to cause disappointment as the … Continue reading

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4KCBWDAY3 – Infographic

So having carefully researched the demise of cotton production in Western Europe and North America in favour of China and India, the % growth of knitting groups in the last five years in the UK, the number of spinners registered … Continue reading

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4KCBWDAY2 – A Mascot Project

Being a member of the House of Bee for me means multi-tasking, never ever having nothing to do and always trying something different with each project. And of course recognising that a very large item would never get finished so picking … Continue reading

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4KCBWDAY1 – Knitting and Crochet Blog Week 22 April 2013

Whilst catching up with blog posts over the weekend, I came across eskimimimakes who has organised this year’s Knitting and Crochet Blog. It struck me as a fantastic idea so I’ve joined too! For more information please go to http://www.eskimimimakes.com The … Continue reading

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