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10 Gifts for Knitters (curated by a knitter)

I recently wrote about gifts for the librarian in your life. That got me to thinking about gifts for knitters and crocheters. Knitters are often very generous at creating gifts for other people, but what about gifts *for* them? 1,084 more words


Stash Enhancement and WIPs

Thanks to helping out Martina at The Little Green House I’ve finally been able to increase my stash after quite a few months of languishing. Oh, it feels so good to have new yarn to fondle. 255 more words


Catching the Knitting Bug

You might not think that a call-centre environment would be the place to find too much creativity. However, the monotonous work and the fact that your hands are free most of the time (yay headsets!) means that a mini knitting group has flourished at my workplace. 166 more words


Inktober Day 10

And here is Day 10’s offering. It’s based on a silly story I once came up with, at a convention, I think.
This is the Magic Corgi. 69 more words

In Review: Nova Platina DPNs

As you well know, socks have been the focus of my 2014 knitting. I currently have pair #19 & #20 on the needles (technically #18 & #20 due to a leap-frogging incident… 668 more words


Knitters are super friendly people - well, some are!

I was in Manchester today and went to Purl City Yarns to get some circular needle cables. From quite far away I could see that the windows had shutters down. 347 more words