Tag Archives: lace

How to Guide to Nupps in Lace Knitting

So I’ve committed to knitting the Floral Tunic from the gorgeous Lovely Knitted Lace by Brooke Nico. I’m plugging away and I am six pattern repeats away from the end of the body i.e. quite a way to go. But … Continue reading

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Lace Knitting: Do’s and Don’ts

Over the last few months I’ve done a fair amount of lace knitting. It’s all been fun and I love how lace patterns all make sense from a maths point of view yet create something ethereal. However, I have heard … Continue reading

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Dahlia Cardigan – It’s Finished

Back in April I was a little short of spring inspirationĀ and I found a few patterns to get my knitting juices flowing. A little untypically for me, I kept my focus and cast on the Dahlia cardiganĀ a few days later. … Continue reading

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My Silk Scarf and a small Resolution

Happy New Year to you all and welcome back to the Monster Yarns blog. I hope you’ve all had a relaxing few weeks whilst I’ve been “off air” and that you are, like me, recharged and ready for lots more … Continue reading

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Is Knitting just for the Summer?

Many people put down their knitting needles for the Summer in the belief that knitting is for Winter, or at least for times when the weather is on the cooler side. I agree to the extent that no-one wants to … Continue reading

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