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Review: Interchangeable Knitting needles; Knitpro, Lykke and Chiaogoo

I am a newish knitter in terms of being really into it. I love that knitting is portable and it exercises my mind and preoccupies it. 1,428 more words

Knitting

Catch of the craft fair in Zwolle 2017

Last Friday I went to the craft fair in Zwolle. A whole day of petting yarn, searching new brands, talking to people who love their (hand dyed) yarns. 480 more words

Yarn

Thursday chat

Just a short one today. I also ordered a set of ChiaoGoo straight 7″ size 8 needles for a couple of scarves I’ve planned to make and they are just as lovely as the circular needles. 32 more words

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Thursday chat

I’ve found new sock needles and they are so nice to work with I can’t believe the difference. I’ve been making socks 2-at-a-time because I’m pretty sure that we’ve all suffered “second sockitis” at one time or another and I suffer from it on a regular basis.   141 more words

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Rapunzel, Let Down Your Hair

About a year or so ago I ordered a subscription/surprise yarn box from an Indie dyer that I follow on Instagram – ForTheLoveofYarn. When the box arrived, I was thrilled, but I didn’t know what to make with the yarn . 569 more words

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My blog has been a bit on the quite side recently. This is mainly because I write about two things: Knitting and reading. In terms of the knitting, with Christmas lurking I was making a lot of things for that, so I didn’t want to share here as the blog syncs with Facebook, and as such the recipients would know what was coming – and that would spoil the surprise. 692 more words

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ChiaoGoo Twist Mini Interchangeable Sets

Over the past few years, interchangeable knitting needles have had the knitting universe buzzing. Knitters are buying them, asking for them as gifts, using them as their primary knitting needles, or maybe just as their ‘on-the-go’ needles. 472 more words