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Making Hats

Hey Everyone,

Beings that today is the halfway mark through the month of April, I figured it was time to write an update on the 30 day 30 hats challenge I had started on April 1st. 135 more words


scarf for a friend

Having proudly shown off my new scarf to friends and family, it’s not much of a surprise that I started getting requests for items, just to help me practise, of course(!). 303 more words

Knitting Projects

scarf and hat set

This was the first knitting project that I started, about October 2012. I’d been very disappointed with the scarves I found in the shops, and I couldn’t find any that were not cream acrylic (which fall apart too quickly and the fibres from which get into my eyes and irritate my contact lenses!) so I thought, I’ll make my own, how hard can it be? 279 more words

Knitting Projects

Leg warmer leftovers

After a couple of knitting projects I started to accumulate left over wool; half a ball of one colour here, half a ball of another there. 244 more words

Knitting Projects

Mock Honeycomb Neck Warmer

Inspired by a gorgeous handmade quilt at 221b Con, I started looking for knitting patterns that resembled a hexagonal “honeycomb-like” grid. I found the Mock Honeycomb pattern via Barbara Breiter’s… 342 more words

Craft Project

Double Knitting- Even Tension Tip

There is nothing more disheartening than to be working along with two colors on a double knit and discover that you have an uneven row on one side or the other, creating an unattractive line across the face of your knitted surface.   365 more words

Preparing for Next Winter

Hey Everyone!

I have had a scarf in the works since about christmas when I was given the first skein of yarn by a friend of mine. 361 more words