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Tiny Needle Training

A gauge of around 25 stitches per inch is required to re-craft the Warren Hastings gloves. Achieving this will require working with progressively finer needles and yarn until I can work comfortably. 283 more words

Colour Knitting

Not getting knotted with stranded knitting

I was very happy to have a whole day knitting with the lovely Ann Kingstone at a stranded knitting course at Spun shop in Huddersfield recently. 510 more words

Things I've Made

What is a steek?


(Helen Stout, knitting in the round, Busta, 1950. Courtesy Shetland Museum and Archives).

I have recently received a number of messages prefaced with this very question, and I thought that this rather basic introductory essay I wrote about knitting in the round, and steeking, might form a useful addition to my series of posts and tutorials about steeks for those who are curious. 1,842 more words

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Starting and not finishing/ Mentally treading water

Oh dear, despite years of monogamy for my knitting projects – diligently finishing one before starting another (if you don’t count the socks always on the go for train journeys) – I now have 3 knitting projects on the go. 601 more words

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