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Choosing Colours – the technical way

I love knitting with self-striping yarn as it automatically gives the end project colour and depth. I’ve noticed that when I want to work with one-coloured yarn, but with a contrasting colour, I tend to become a little unsure. And … Continue reading

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Knitting in Colour

For me using yarn is about having knitting in colour. I don’t think I could ever craft with a colour I don’t like. Or something entirely in black – a colour I have a love-hate relationship with. However I’ve found … Continue reading

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Knitty Jewellery Yearnings sated at Max’s World

It’s wonderfully, gloriously and unceasingly hot. I am NOT complaining, just vaguely in disbelief that there seems to be no end to the sunny weather. It’s almost like being on holiday somewhere on the Continent. I love walking in the … Continue reading

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Kaffe Fassett – A Life in Colour Exhibition

It was a specifically uninspiring day weather-wise on Friday in London. And since I’ve started my new job, I’ve been more than usually under the kosh from a work-load point of view. I had earlier in the week, in a … Continue reading

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Love Yarn? Love Fibre East! 27-28 July

With only a month to go – a quick reminder… If you’re like me, you spend languid summer afternoons planning the autumn and winter project flow and dreaming of beautifully coloured, creamy-feeling yarn slipping through your fingers being transformed into … Continue reading

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Crochet for Spring

Last week, I went to class on Granny Squares held by Betsy Makes. It was colourful fun. I don’t know about you but although I’ve made crochet items small and large, for some reason they have always been in the … 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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From Random Acts of Kindness

A few months ago,  Helen from Fuss Free Flavours (do check out her yummy blog), rather randomly and totally kindly gave me some yarn – I believe it was someone’s left-over stash which they were house-clearing. The stash-buster wasn’t even … Continue reading

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May your Stripes be Bold and Bright

I’m obviously not a yarn purist as I adore self-striping yarn. The line is very clear on this – you either love it or hate it. It’s like the Marmite question. Or the Cats v. Dogs question. For me it was … Continue reading

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