Tag Archives: wool

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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And Now for the Rest of the Year and a Bunting Pattern to Celebrate

Now that was a roller-coaster week. I naively thought that if I work diligently and pre-write my blogs for 4KCBWDAY1 to 7 inclusive, I’d have plenty of time to write other blogs, and to get on with projects for the … 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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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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4KCBWDAY2 – A Mascot Project

Being a member of the House of Bee for me means multi-tasking, never 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 blog 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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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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Do I look like I need Therapy?

On the whole I pride myself in being a reasonably self-aware person. One who knows my strengths and weaknesses. Self-confidence has never been something I’m good at but quiet perseverence and an ability to survive most things I do with … Continue reading

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