Category Archives: publicity

Make-a-Monster Competition Results

It seems such a short time ago that the Make-a-Monster Competition was launched and yet the time has come to announce the results. A very big and genuine Thank You for all your efforts, sharing with me your wonderful creations … Continue reading

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Make-a-Monster Competition

It’s Summer – not that we in the UK would know it! But the Summer means holidays and free time. I thought this would be an ideal time to launch my first Competition. The rules are simple: knit or crochet … 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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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,┬ánever 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┬áblog 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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Book Review: The Best of Interweave Crochet: A Collection of Our Favourite Designs by Marcy Smith

So let me be totally clear – I love books. I love yarn. I love knitting. I love crochet. The order is random. Therefore a book review on a crochet pattern book is sheer Heaven. Especially when it is as … Continue reading

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Interior Design, High Fashion and Wool

This morning saw the opening of the Wool House in the recently renovated west wing of Somerset House in London. An event supported by The Campaign for Wool and focussing on how wool is used in fashion, interior design and … Continue reading

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