Tag Archives: Knitting

My scrappy blanket is finished!

My scrappy blanket is finally finished! This has been one of my long projects, that I’ve added a few stripes to when another project has been finished and left me with a small amount of yarn. It’s the perfect size … Continue reading

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Yarn Shop Day at Make & The Craft Kitchen

To celebrate Yarn Shop Day 2015, Nicky at Make & The Craft Kitchen plans to make a big display of knitted and crocheted flowers in the shop. I volunteered to help out, so at Slice of Make last week she … Continue reading

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Knitting with Lemonade Yarns!

I’ve been busy working on some new face cloth patterns, which will be available as instant digital downloads from my Etsy shop soon. I’m very lucky to be knitting my samples using some very lovely wool from Lemonade Yarns! I … Continue reading

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Knitted wrapping paper

I have some wonderful creative friends and this creativity extends to very thoughtful, beautifully wrapped presents! Claire continued the handmade theme of our wedding by knitting lovely stripy blue wrapping to conceal our present and even knitting a ribbon to … Continue reading

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A scrappy blanket

I have been doing quite a bit of knitting recently and I have accumulated a lot of scraps! They had become a bit of a tangled mess, so I had to spend a few hours winding them into balls for … Continue reading

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An afternoon off!

I have been making like crazy for our wedding recently, which has involved plenty of baking, planting, sanding and sewing! So I decided it was definitely time to take an afternoon off and spend a few hours working on some … Continue reading

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Spearmint wool

I absolutely love this wool and this colourway reminds me of spearmint polos! I bought lots of skeins in different colours at a wool sale because I loved the spotty effect and it is really soft too. They were an … Continue reading

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My cable striped scarf

After making so many handmade presents for Christmas, I decided that my next project would be something for myself! I spotted a gorgeous pattern for a cable striped scarf in Knitting magazine, chose some chunky wool from my stash and … Continue reading

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Knitting in the round

I have decided that the time has come to conquer knitting in the round! Emma gave me a lovely pattern that she has used before to knit Matt some socks. They are tube socks, knitted on three needles in a … Continue reading

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Knitting in cotton

I ordered three balls of cotton yarn from The Yarn & Craft Shop in my favourite colours, bright blue, dusky pink and grey. I’m going to use them to knit some more face cloths, which are such a lovely present … Continue reading

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