Perfecting fairisle knitting

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I’ve run out of yarn for my fairisle cardigan. So aside from the trauma of the countless needles I’ve broken knitting it so far, having longer arms and body than the size I was knitting and thus having to add … Continue reading

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Super tote bag

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You’ve heard the grumbles of me complaining about sewing. So it will come as no surprise that I didn’t finish my super tote bag in the workshop I did last Saturday, but then I never expected to sew a whole … Continue reading

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Joseph’s pink delight patchwork challenge

I finally got around to doing the June patchwork challenge. Having discovered the real delight is in ignoring patterns completely and doing the half square triangles by the cheat method, this wasn’t so bad to do. I’ve done this technique … Continue reading

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Floppy dogĀ 

Despite my fair isle project deadline looming and having not got anywhere near the fair isle section I have started floppy dog for a work colleague’s new baby. I have no issue saying I’m not only a selfish knitter but … Continue reading

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June Patchwork Challenge – Joseph’s delight

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Well it’s a matter of opinion whether its a delight or not! Apologies for the delay in posting June’s patchwork challenge – and I feel like I need to apologise for yet another tough one, or maybe its only me … Continue reading

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Recycled craft challenge

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May’s craft challenge is to create something from recycled materials. I’ve always had a love of the purses, bags and household objects made from old tyres and plastic bags, so my craft challenge was to made a purse from a … Continue reading

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A new WIP and a need for new needles

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I was so excited when I got Kate Davies’ gorgeous Yoke and Colours of Shetland books I knew I was going to have to knit something from them right away. It was a hard choice as I want to knit … Continue reading

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