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The project: Dreams of Aran by Drops

I’m scared of Drops patterns. So much text, so much presumed knowledge, sometimes badly written… But free! And this sweater is gorgeus.


This blog is where I will write notes, reminders, and general thoughts on the project. 6 more words


The Less Said about Lilypond the Better and The Sewing Shop

Life and Crimes of a Serial Knitter

As usual I am going to start this week off by explaining that I am behind on Lilypond. I am (just spilt coffee down my nice new white top. 794 more words


Where do you buy your yarn from?

Today is not so easy to buy yarn as many yarn shops are not local any more. So knitters of today have to do a mixture of buying in any yarn shop you come across or on line. 215 more words


The Aran Jewelry Collection, Inspired by the Aran Sweater

Irish jewelry inspired by the Aran sweater weaving traditions and spinning tales connecting families for generations. This Irish jewelry  collection is inspired by the warmth of the… 565 more words

Irish Traditions

Editorials - Getting Knitty on the Shore

Both Vogue UK and Harper’s Bazaar have features editorials rocking knitwear by the shore in recent issues.  Rain or shine there’s nothing better than knitwear for frolicking by the sea! 44 more words


Artwork: Remastered Super Metroid poster with entirely new logo

So, I was able to find the actual artwork for Super Metroid without anything on it. Great! What a find! I moved onto creating brand new logo in vector and applied to it. 38 more words


Strawberry Teas forever...

I’ve always been a great believer in “Horses for Courses” and so, when I decided that I wanted to make some jolly tea cosies for a forthcoming event, I knew that using my finest Cashmere or Silk yarns would only result in tears before bedtime! 793 more words