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Beginner’s Knitting Patterns

After the inspirational knitting blog entry, I needed to lie down in a dark room with a wet cloth on my head! So as a direct result, I’ve gone ahead and collected some truly beautiful and simple knitting patterns, which … Continue reading

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A New Project – and a ribbing question

I’ve started knitting myself a new jumper. I’m using the lovely alpaca yarn that so spectacularly failed to turn into a double knitted jacket and I’ve reverted to the same principles that I did for my son’s ribbed jumper. I … 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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Ski Masks Galore

Although I was only asked to make one ski mask, I got a bit carried away. It seems the boys are happy and now I know they’ll be warm too. When I was knitting the Wicked Woolens Dwarven Battle mask, … Continue reading

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Planning the rest of my life

I now fully understand this. I turn listlessly from one project to another. Plan a bit. Turn pages on patterns. Rewrite a few. But I sort of miss not having  a huge project to keep me busy. Perhaps it’s because … Continue reading

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Let the Wedding plans continue

I’m not sure what to call the wedding blanket for my sister. It’s not quite a labour of love – I quite enjoyed most of it. And it wasn’t a gauntlet thrown down to challenge me. I suppose in all … Continue reading

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Another Knitty request – ski mask

I think the blueprint for 2015 is  now set and this is the scene. I’m sitting quietly willing the blanket to be finished (update: it is finished I’m sweating over the edging which has now been restarted twice). There are … Continue reading

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Old with New

Now that I’ve finished the major WIP I had on my list, I had absolutely no excuses left. I’ve returned to my sister’s wedding blanket. I only have about 80 or so rows remaining and the edging but I lost interest tail … Continue reading

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The First Finished Project in 2015

I was peacefully knitting and planning the order of my WIPs for maximum effectiveness for completion when my husband rushed in and excitedly announced that he had a project for me. It is rare as hen’s teeth for him to ask … Continue reading

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My Christmas Present to Myself

Do you buy yourself a Christmas present? I do! I know it’s decadent and spoilt, but at this time of year if I buy anything for me that I don’t actually need, I call it my Christmas present. This year … Continue reading

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