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An update:: My Favourite Things scarf

I started this nearly a year ago, somewhere between Romania and Bulgaria, oh how that feels like a lifetime ago. Since I returned from my travels (find some of my posts here, here and here) I must confess that I haven’t really been knitting or crocheting at all. 233 more words


Lindisfarne shawl

Yesterday I was really pleased to finally be able to launch Lindisfarne, the second pattern in Illuminated Knits

Lindisfarne is a large rectangular shawl, with an interesting construction. 512 more words


Finished project -- Birstwith

This hat is something special. This hat is the very first hat I’ve knitted for myself that I totally like as much on completion as I did in anticipation beforehand. 358 more words


Selbu Modern Beret

Quick post for a quick project:

I planned this to stashbust leftovers from my Natsumi and Arabella sweaters, and I still have some leftover yarn! What to do? 72 more words


FO: Ceciliana

Two FOs in one week?! I am spoiling you. This is Ceciliana, next in the A-Z of shawls.

The sharp-eyed among you will have spotted that there is no lace here. 351 more words


FO: Otis Socks

These were so much fun. This is the third pattern I’ve knit from Coop Knits Socks Volume 2 and they certainly won’t be the last! The instructions are always super-clear, the fit is great (my Dave socks are my favourite comfy hiking socks) and the patterns are just so pretty! 78 more words


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