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You may have seen in one of my recent posts that I have recently had a spat with the man I was dating. I said in that post that it may or may not work out, and to be quite honest, I haven’t heard from him since. 1,504 more words


All At Sea Shawl II: blocked, lacy & ready to wear

For years I’ve read about people blocking their crochet and knitting. They rhapsodise about how lacy it becomes, because it really opens up the stitches. From the way people write you would think blocking almost transforms things into mystical items. 345 more words


The happy mistake

I bought lovely capelines from the Trimming Company and MacCulloch and Wallis and i was going to make a nice red wide-brimmed hat with feathers on the side as shown here: 173 more words


Blocking Lace And Very Bad Cats

When I planned this post it was going to be a blocking lace tutorial, very how-to, very factual, and hopefully very helpful. I get asked blocking questions all the time. 1,027 more words


Shawl blocking

The edges of my daybreak are still a little curly and I didn’t have enough pins to give it a really smooth finish
Still love it though… 58 more words


A Day with All the Knitting

After a day with no knitting on Saturday, I had a day with all the knitting yesterday, and I finished TWO projects! Without further ado, I present to you the Hogan Infinity Scarf: 235 more words

Second attempt at blocking

After finding a basic hat block on eBay I decided to try blocking my first hat in my kitchen using my kettle and iron for steam. 157 more words