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unseasonal knitting and dastardly alcoholics.

So a couple of weeks ago I finally finished the scarf I have been working on for the last 6 months, well, I say working on, actually I mean doing everything I can to avoid having to touch the damn thing, doing two rows and then giving up in disgust and generally procrastinating as much as possible. 832 more words


Ladies and gentlemen, for the first time ever...

This marks something of a milestone. I’ve been knitting for about 38 years now, and never, ever, ever have I done what you’re supposed to do before commencing a project and knitted a swatch. 392 more words


My first jumper…or is it a dress?

I am one happy knitter this evening – I finally finished my first jumper! This would be the Simple Sweater by Debbie Bliss (we call these jumpers in England, I think?) in Chestnut Paloma yarn, which I started at the beginning of the month. 425 more words



Yesterday I said I’d post a picture of the pieces of the dog sweater I’m working on. It doesn’t look like much and I think the color may be a bit darker in the photos than it really is. 46 more words

The cardigans continue...

It seems that no matter what I am making or sewing, I’ve always got a little cardigan on the side lines being knitted at any spare moment. 126 more words


I just couldn't wait

I just couldn’t wait to show you my dress!! I finished it late last night and I’m very pleased!

It’s the Darcey dress by Debbie Bliss. 32 more words

A new delivery...

I’ve had a new delivery of wool this week and have got started straight away on a cardigan each for the girls, this time in a beautiful shade of mint. 64 more words