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'Plain' Triangular Shawl

I picked up this schoppel Wolle Lace Ball for half price at a closing down sale. It’s so crazy bright I wanted to keep the garment plain so I’ve stuck to the most basic of basic triangular shawl constructions with no extras. 231 more words

One thing leads to another and another ...

March has come and gone –  a few bits made,  lots of ideas played around with and more yarn wasted and discarded than actually made into anything purposeful.   168 more words


C&G Hand Knitted Textiles - L3 Module 2 - The Knitting Bit

Following my previous post on Module 2 of the Hand Knit Textiles course, here are the samples I produced for activity 5. The brief was to produce 3 or 4 samples based on visual sources of line, but I got a bit carried away and did a few more :) 709 more words


Big Feet, Babies, and Magic Knots

It’s finally starting to feel like spring around here. Although we didn’t have much of a winter, it has still been very cold, which meant maintaining a fire in the wood stove all day. 468 more words


Outfitblogging 5 Apr 2014

Dress: eShakti (spring 2012)
Cardigan: Hand-knit Soay, using Quince & Co Chickadee (winter 2014)
Socks: SockDreams
Shoes: Dansko, at DSW (winter 2012)
Earrings: vendor at Nerdapalooza (fall 2014) 180 more words

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Double knit tutorial III: the chart and slipped stitch edge.

Ello again,

Previously in the double knit tutorial series, we learned to cast on, and then to work the first row. To continue the double knit technique series, let’s look at working a chart, and creating a tidy slipped stitch edge as we go. 161 more words


I give up.

Not on these.  These are finished.  The yarn is hand spun superwash Blue Faced Leicester, purchased when I thought I was going to have time to actually make a business out of my crafting.  515 more words