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Cast Away

My mum taught me to knit when I was a teenager. I picked up the basic knitting stitch but little else – I never had the patience to persevere with learning casting on and off. 696 more words

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Meher Baba Samadhi

A coaster size rendering of Meher Baba’s Tomb image. Designed by my husband :) and happily knitted by me.

Because it’s double knit, it shows the right side (above), while the other side of the coaster shows the left side: 29 more words

Meher Baba

The first jumper

All beginner knitters start with a scarf. It is the easiest thing to do: no increasing or decreasing, you just keep going for as long as you want the scarf to be. 746 more words

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A pause

There has been a long silence on the blog due to me having (slightly unexpectedly) decided to do a Masters in Librarianship and Information Science. Which took up all the time I formerly thought of as ‘spare’ and also some that really wasn’t spare at all. 339 more words

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Happy Holidays!

Let me start with my “tree”. Here is my cat for perspective. No, my cat is not 5′ tall, the “tree” is 15″ tall, including the pot. 829 more words

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Cornelia Mee 'For A Comforter' and The Quest for Victorian Double Knitting

 https://archive.org/details/victorianknittingmanuals

“THE WORK-TABLE MAGAZINE by MRS MEE and MISS AUSTIN… This is, of course, a lady’s periodical. The mysteries of the needle are illustrated by plates, some of them coloured, which will  no doubt be clear enough to the bright eyes that may examine them; but which to ours are as impenetrable as Egyptian hieroglyphics.” 3,477 more words

Cornelia Mee