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Summer Colourwork Challenge 2016

The idea behind the Summer Colourwork Challenge was to explore and practice the art of colourwork in my knitting. For this I spent hours upon hours looking on Ravlery for projects that I thought would be suitable for a novice. 834 more words


Introducing myself.

I live in a coastal village in East Lothian. Living by the sea is a dream come true as is a vegetable patch complete with bantams. 179 more words

Double Knit

Shetland Wool Week Mitts-a-Long

Hello everybody, specifically those of you who can’t make it to Shetland Wool Week but would like to be involved…

The wonderful Felicity Ford AKA Knitsonik has been busy working away on an idea just for you:  Introducing the Knitsonik Mitts-a-Long for Shetland Wool Week! 239 more words

Shetland Heritage

on the awesomeness of the Sasha Kagan Sweater Book

I picked up The Sasha Kagan Sweater Book (London: Dorling Kindersley, 1984) in a second-hand bookshop in Wigtown, Dumfries and Galloway on my Easter vacation. (Incidentally: go to… 933 more words


Waas Show

Hello! last Saturday dawned a bit damper as me (Ella) and Sandra headed out to Waas for the Walls Show.

Spirits were not dampended however and we soon got to work (after a cup of tea and a bacon roll!) judging the colourbox. 169 more words

Jamieson And Smith

In Colourwork this Time...

… Yes, I proudly present another pair of socks:

But! This is the first time I’ve participated in the Ravellenic games. After the series of socks I’ve been churning out, this project might not be considered enough of a personal challenge; but I decided that all the travelling and meetings I had to do added a time challenge. 121 more words


What's in a Yoke?

I love fair isle yoked sweaters. The simplicity in the body of the sweater is great relaxing knitting, and the yoke is that pop of colour and fun that make the finished garment a piece to treasure. 743 more words