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Winter Woollies KAL - so far...

We are now less than a month away from the end of the Winter Woollies KAL, and we have been so pleased with the amount of orders going out all over the world!! 166 more words

Jamieson And Smith

Circular Reasoning

Contrariwise actually started as an idea for a cowl: squishy, double loop cowl in stranded colourwork, which evolved to include bands of texture made with slipped stitches. 371 more words


Ta-dah ...... finally!

Hello again to all my crafting friends,

Yes, it has been ages since I wrote last – so long, in fact that you may not remember the afghan which I was working on with the wonderfully soft and beautifully coloured Tynn Alpakka yarn bought on holiday in Oslo earlier this year. 229 more words


North Shore for Max

It’s taken me quite a few knits to realize this, but I’ve decided it’s best to knit REALLY big for babies and children.  Like 1-2 sizes bigger than you think your child will be when the sweater is complete! 706 more words


A Tiny Exaggeration

I am amazed and bemused to report that I stopped knitting for a month. There was too much travel and too much work, both adding up to too much stress, even though of a good kind, the stress of accomplishment and success; but whenever I tried to pick up any knitting, my mind cringed and said “No!” 482 more words


Tutorial: Colourwork techniques for Veronica Speedwell

I have always been a little frustrated at the seeming lack of YouTube tutorials that explain how to create colour dominance in stranded knitting.  One would have been immensely useful to me when I was working out how to get my motifs to ‘pop’ against the background fabric when I was learning to knit fair isle/stranded colourwork correctly. 160 more words


Veronica Speedwell

Hello, and a Happy Wednesday to you!

I knitted very diligently over the weekend, and finished my next design, the third in the Nature Series.  Meet Veronica Speedwell! 323 more words