Category Archives: my design

Tunisian Crochet – my new craft and pattern

One of my promises for 2015 to myself was to try Tunisian crochet. The blending of crochet and knitting has been intriguing me for a while. And the opportunity of buying more kit was just too tempting. And of course … Continue reading

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Northern Lights Skinny Scarf – a Pattern

My first pattern for 2015 was inspired by the soon-to-come cruise to Norway that I’m taking with a friend. The colours and swirls of the hope-to-be-seen Northern Lights and a friend who needs a scarf, united in this. I hope … Continue reading

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Dog Coat – a Quick Pattern

Last week I asked whether I should knit my spoilt pooch a coat and the response was an overwhelming “Yes”. So I got on with it and for the time being, I left the work-intensive angel wings intarsia for another … Continue reading

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Knitting Gloves

My other keen interest at the moment is knitting gloves. My interest was kindled last year when one of the ladies made herself a pair of fingerless gloves after one of my looming tutorials. I made a pair for myself and … Continue reading

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Epiphany over Fingerless Gloves

There are items of clothing that I don’t “get”. I’m sure it’s the same for everyone. I know my boys don’t get the purpose of hats or slippers and my  husband thinks polo necks were designed to be worn only … Continue reading

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Pram Blanket for Clever Babies

I’ve seen many blogs recently committing and finishing large projects – complex shawls, large throws, blankets and on and  on. I always wanted to make something large. And this is my attempt. Using some lovely summery soft cotton DK in … Continue reading

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The Blog to Start it All (and a pattern)

Hello and Welcome to my first blog. I thought I’d start the way I mean to go on and attach a free pattern and a photo of the finished project. This is a complicated looking textured scarf with a simple … Continue reading

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