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Tis the Season for ....knitting Baby Hats!

Recently there’s been a bit of a struggle ( ha ha!) getting the correct sizes for the knitted hats for the various babes and children. 401 more words

Fibers And Fabric

On Using Those Ravelry Features

I think it’s safe to assume most knitters know about Ravelry.  If you don’t, stop reading this post and get yourself an account. Ravelry is the largest and best online knitting community website. 511 more words


Celebrating this month...

5th Anniversary PomPom Quarterly – I know it’s been going on since summer, but I’ thought I’d wrap it all up here. How time flies: PomPom Quarterly is 5 years old. 633 more words


We're Trudging On!

My knitting needles and I, I mean. My intended summer cardigan  is slowly nearing completion YAY!!!

It’s been about a month since that post, so I’m very excited to see it progressing. 135 more words

Yarny Stuff

Elizabeth Zimmermann Colour work Yoke Sweater.

You may remember that back in May at the time of my last post my enthusiasm for anything craft related had left me. A family bereavement and notice of redundancy had really got me down. 1,401 more words

Women's Clothes

Sock Surgery

Normally, hand knitted socks last a very long time. That having been said, some people are harder on their socks than others.

Toes and heels can wear out.

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Knitting on holidays

I am off to Japan soon again.

It is a long flight. Direct flights to Tokyo take minimum 12 hours.

Lots of knitting hours.

I don’t always bring my knitting to holidays. 424 more words