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The Writing Capelet, Part II: Colour work

If you recall last week’s post, I recently tried (and failed) to design a DIY capelet. As you can see above, a new capelet has been designed and is done. 974 more words


Hue Shift Afghan

This was meant to be a quick project to keep me happy over the Christmas break. Turns out I overestimated my knitting speed and it’s kept me happy for December, January, February, March, April (spent a bit of time waiting for extra wool here) and then final bits of seaming in May! 618 more words


Fair Isle Designs from Shetland Knitters Vol. 1

In March the Shetland Guild of Spinners, Knitters, Weavers and Dyers released their latest book of patterns – Fair Isle Designs from Shetland Knitters Vol 1. 318 more words

Shetland Heritage

FO Friday - The Tortoise and the Hare

Probably still Friday in some parts of the world, so this still qualifies as FO Friday 🙂.

My Tortoise and the Hare top is finally finished, that is, save for some ends to weave in. 195 more words

Yarny Stuff

The Vintage Shetland Project

Hello everyone, today I thought I’d share some pictures and information about the above book ‘The Vintage Shetland Project’ by Susan Crawford which recently came out and uses J&S yarns for a number of the patterns. 705 more words

Jamieson And Smith

Lines Mittens

When Making Magazine first came out I knew I wanted to be a part of it. It is a publication that combines many of my loves: sewing, baking, crafting, and (of course) knitting! 416 more words


WIP Wednesday - What’s on the needles?

In a bid to kickstart more regular posts I’m going to start a bi-weekly WIP segment… Bit of motivation and I love watching and reading about other peoples WIP’s, yarn choices and modifications. 648 more words