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Day 17 - Enter Intarsia

Ba-bam! Row 71!

At Row 71 (technically 91), your TARDIS afghan is now long enough to be a chic knit skirt.

More importantly – I have officially started the bottom of the TARDIS! 357 more words

Doctor Who

A hat and some history

I’ve recently finished knitting Rachel Coopey’s Bedale, and very pleased I am with it, too. There’s something so fresh about its graphic, two-colour Fair Isle and elongated crown (it’s by far the slouchiest hat I’ve ever made!) Admittedly it took a little blocking to create the right shape: unblocked it was long and thin and looked disturbingly like a chefs toque when I first put it on, but a quick dunk in a hat bath relaxed the stitches nicely. 658 more words

Finished Objects

Mitten Designs

So I’ve been working on this project for a while now but I haven’t shared any of it with you for one reason or another.  But today is the day that I let you in on what I’ve been up to.   227 more words


Cubes Pullover in Knitty

Just a quick post about a pattern I wrote that’s been published in the latest issue of Knitty – the Cubes Pullover.

Autumn and winter can get a bit dull and grey in Yorkshire, and I wanted to create something to give me a bit of a zingy pop of cheer for cloudier days. 218 more words


“Loz’s North Star” Knit Hat

I was wanting to play with adding different colours in my knitting. I also got interested in making hats on my circular needles. This is what I came up – an adult hat with gold and deep green acrylic yarn. 9 more words


Midnight Owls - Hat Knitting Pattern

My second hat knitting pattern for September is Midnight Owls….

Midnight Owls is knit from the bottom up, in one piece, in stranded colourwork with added beads.  80 more words


Finished Vest

You might remember me talking about a vest I was knitting for Mr. Math a few weeks ago – if not, that post is right here… 72 more words