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Three Years in the Making...

Three years? Yep, you did hear that right! It’s a good job my tastes haven’t changed that much and that my Mum is on hand to ‘rescue’ my knitting projects whenever I get stuck (or pull something out, having not touched it for a year, and find I have absolutely no idea where I’m up to). 385 more words


Cowl 016 - Earth and Stone

I am constantly on the hunt for Cowichan wool in thrift stores, the stuff that is unraveled from previously loved sweaters as it forms this lovely, dense, psuedo-felted texture with lots of character and varying thicknesses. 127 more words


Crochet for a long train journey

Our local craft shop has started stocking some lovely Debbie Bliss yarn. and I was taken with the warm colouring of this Riva shade called ‘thistle’ 128 more words


Tutorial: - How To Make A Crochet Cowl In Three Hours!!

Last week I bought two skeins of Debbie Bliss “Roma” with a particular project in mind – a cosy cowl for myself.

As this only takes two skeins, I splashed out on this luxury yarn which is a beautifully soft mix of Merino and superfine Alpaca in a gorgeous shade, Duck Egg. 487 more words


Debbie Bliss Knitted Baby Shrug

I learned how to knit when I was pregnant with my first daughter.  My mom taught me the long tail cast on method and knit stitch, a friend taught me the cable cast on method, and I taught myself the rest of the basics using the book… 357 more words


Meeting Makers - The Book Illustrator

How do you illustrate a book? Want to find out what it’s really like drawing scenes for a knitting pattern? Then give a big welcome to… 836 more words