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I’m Woolhead…

And I knit.

Just like it says on the tin! I’m 20-something (OK, the wrong end of 20-something), and I live and work in Wales, though I grew up in Cornwall. 966 more words

First Post

Sewing + Knitting: 2014 Outfit Along

When Lauren and Andi announced the 2014 outfit along, I was so in. I loved the Myrna pattern, so I downloaded it that day. I got online promptly and ordered some yarn (there’s no yarn shops in my town). 840 more words

Women's Sewing

Watermelon hat

K had requested a Watermelon hat!

I did it in green with red on top and then I just stiched the seeds on with brown yarn. 34 more words



The other day I finalized my first jumper ever knitted. I made it to go with the strawberry hat. I’ve only ever done a sweater (and a couple of hats and socks) before and that was 20 years ago so this was a new experience for me. 223 more words


My First Sweater

Recently, my close friend had a baby. She’s the first of my close friends to do so, and it’s kind of rocked the boat in my world. 189 more words


The Sock Story

The answer to today’s Daily Prompt about what you prefer in a handmade version seems abundantly obvious to me: I love my hand knit socks. I know the efficiency level of knitting a pair of socks vs. 165 more words


Big knit shark - 30th August 2014

This little crocheted shark is a Big Knit hat. It’s quite a clever design, the pattern can be found here http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/tiny-shark-hat it’s also easier to make than I thought. 21 more words

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