Tag Archives: texture

Round Floor Cushion Pattern

Ever since I finished the garter stitch round cushion at the beginning of March, I’ve had it in mind to create a floor cushion using the same pattern. I wanted to make the same tactile shape but to be bigger … 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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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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Tactile Cushion

In the past few weeks, I’ve been doing a lot of research on cushions. I’ve seen cushions in the shape of clouds, or to look like sheep, pebbles on a beach even. All tremendous fun but I was after a … Continue reading

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Small is Beautiful (and Useful)

Now that the painted eggs and chocolate eggs are gone, it’s time for new projects. But before I talk about those, here is what I’ve been working on to keep myself busy in the odd moments which are available during … Continue reading

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Small and Rebellious Project Inspiration

The Scarf. Probably the first item that many learning or returning knitters make. One that hardly ever demands a pattern. Much maligned by little boys. In the right shape much admired by fashion pundits as it makes, or breaks an … Continue reading

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