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TEST KNIT Clayoquot Hat by Tin Can Knits

I mentioned before that I’ve been working on Secret Test Knits, some of them have been for Tin Can Knits, this one, a cute little hat, I can share with you already. 60 more words


TEST KNIT - Somar Mini by Madeleine Nilsson

I’ve been working on several Secret Test Knits which I can’t show off until the pattern is published, but here’s one that I can show. I’m testing two sizes, that’s to say the smaller size I’ve finished, I’m still working on the one for me. 126 more words


Knitting at the Beach

Here’s some pictures of me and a friend knitting at the beach enjoying the sun, sand and sea. I was still sewing in a couple of ends on the shawls and then I worked on my new summer top.


2014 Westknit Summer Shawl KAL - The photoshoot

Last month, I went and spent an afternoon knitting at the beach with a good friend of mine, and towards the end of the afternoon, I asked her to help me do a photoshoot  of the finished shawls from Stephen West’s 2014 KAL. 155 more words


Repurpose Vintage Doily Patterns

I’m really enjoying this book by Andrea Jurgrau. The lace shawl pattern in this book are all repurposed vintage doily designs. The author has taken old doily patterns and rewritten them into shawls and other accessories. 190 more words

gramps for the little one

The truth is that I am a selfish knitter, it is hard for me to make for others.  I have an excuse, it is because I am a slow knitter. 307 more words


Shawl of doom

I bought this yarn (Rowan Summerspun: shade: Victoria) with some of our wedding vouchers we had left over from 8 years ago. I think the guilt I feel about this has subconciously affected my ability to knit, because everything I’ve tried to knit with it so far has been a disaster (not really, this is hyperbole) and I’ve actually lost count of the number of attempted scarves and shawls I’ve frogged. 344 more words