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My May Makes, part 2: The River sweater, an Atrium of coral lace and plans for a stashbuster jumper

I’ve been making good use of my time on buses lately.  I’m normally on one to work for at least half an hour at a time and relish any chance I get to knit or crochet – elbow room permitting :)  Always a silver lining when it comes to commuting!  971 more words


How to knit Fair Isle patterns

Many knitters tell us that they’d love to try Fair Isle colourwork knitting, but they think it’s going to be REALLY HARD.  Well I would like to dispel this myth, and show you how simple and fun it really is!  1,133 more words


Book Review: Colo(u)rwork Knitting

Would you like to share a peek at a brand spanking new knitting book?

Sarah E. White got in touch and offered to send me a copy of her latest publication: … 868 more words


Knit, Crochet, Embroider...

Because needlecraft and fibre craft is awesome and anyone can learn to do it. I’ve done two of those in the last week and waiting on the embroidery hoops to arrive in the post to start on the whole embroidery business. 135 more words

Handwork For Babies, Toddlers & Pre-Schoolers ...

Before you were born, you were aware of lights, sounds, movements, warmth
& other sensations.  What was one of the few things that you didn’t experience while… 1,209 more words


A new mandala

Do you remember this post when I promised to share more of my mandala designs when they had progressed further?

Here is the Buxton Mandala which I have just published. 211 more words

Tutorial: Crochet Colourwork

Hello there! I am posting today to share a fun tutorial with you. Remember my Moroccan bag? Well the pattern is still in the works but I realised it would be very useful to create a tutorial for the crochet colourwork techniques I use in my patterns and then I can refer you to them whenever necessary. 1,257 more words