Tag Archives: colour

December patchwork challenge – red four corners

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Happy Christmas!! I’m jetting off on holiday very soon so this is the last you’ll hear from me in 2015. So happy new year too!! Here is the final patchwork pattern for this year which by some fluke I’ve managed … Continue reading

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Addicted to mountains…. And knitting

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Phew! Not only have a finally finished the tincanknits north shore jumper I started back in late August, but it’s also a perfect fit!!! I did have an issue with the sleeves being far too baggy initially, but then the … Continue reading

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October patchwork challenge- Orange Blazing Arrows

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Having found myself with a weekend with no plans and a whole day ahead of me, no sooner than I got the October block of the month pattern I had spent the afternoon making it with a huge glass of … Continue reading

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Mustard pinwheel- September patchwork challenge

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Since it’s been a lovely September so far I’m glad I did this month’s quilt block in yellows, it’s autumnal without losing summer. I’m certainly getting better at sewing these blocks and have much more patience to unpick and perfect … Continue reading

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Finally finished foxglove!

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It’s taken a long time to knit this gorgeous cardigan. I love Kate Davies designs and having never done a fair isle garment I thought this would be a good first project as there’s not too much colour work. It … Continue reading

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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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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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