Dougal’s jumper

I tweeted this picture of Dougal a couple of months ago as Quadrille craft and Debbie Bliss were doing a promotion for the launch of a new book on dog jumper patterns. Yesterday I had a query for the pattern … Continue reading

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Wool galore!

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I’ve been a bit lax in knitting recently (as lax as my blogging!), distracted by a week away to visit friends.  I had a couple of days in Dublin and found a gorgeous woolshop called This is Knit which has a … Continue reading

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Marbling books with the Tarts

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I have to confess I had amazing fun last night. Having done a few random activities recently where I found myself with older groups of people I was starting to wonder if I wasn’t really a 70 year old trapped … Continue reading

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Tinking Buckland

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I love this jumper by Lisa Richardson. I love the colour and the yarn and I love the pattern – even if i did have to lengthen the torso a bit. However, I wore it a few times earlier in the … Continue reading

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Halloween’s come early!!

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If it wasn’t crazy enough that I’d started knitting pumpkins in September for Halloween then it was really lovely to be celebrating early with a surprise parcel from my Tiny Owl knits Halloween swap partner. When I got home from … Continue reading

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Not getting knotted with stranded knitting

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I was very happy to have a whole day knitting with the lovely Ann Kingstone at a stranded knitting course at Spun shop in Huddersfield recently. The course covered the basics of stranded knitting, but also included the scary art … Continue reading

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Early Pumpkins

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My garden has not produced any pumpkins or squashes this year, probably due to the lack of time its had from me, so there is only one solution. Knit them! I found this pattern via Ravelry but here is the Wool Windings … Continue reading

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