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What working with double pointed needles has taught me about myself this winter

How’s THAT for a mouthful of a title?

It’s been a while since I’ve written. Here’s a quick catch up on what’s been happening before we move on to the actual topic of today’s thought. 693 more words


9 Inch Circulars vs. Double Pointed Needles: A Review.

Very witty, clever title, no? Ok, no.  But sometimes simple and straightforward is best.

As you may know, I have only become a serious knitter in the last few years.  1,057 more words


Knotty Memories

I came across a picture of my daughter wearing a beanie my mother-in-law had crocheted. She made it in less than a hour using rainbow eyelash yarn. 149 more words


Yes, you are right... I've knitted a boob!

I haven’t done much knitting recently other than the occasional round on my never ending jumper. Life with a toddler (can’t believe she isn’t a baby anymore) is hectic and also for the past couple of months I have been completing an online learning module to become an ABM mother supporter. 188 more words


Sunday Socks 

My Mum calls handknit socks , Sunday Socks. I quite like this turn of phrase. It gives something which took hours of work a special reverance. 246 more words


Sticks & Cables: Knitting Needles

When I began knitting a little over 10 years ago, my teacher bought me a set of size 8 Takumi straight bamboo needles, and I’m convinced most of us that have started knitting in the past decade probably started on those needles, others started on aluminum, some on plastic.   1,154 more words


New Direction And A New Skill

Sorry I’ve been away for ages …forgive me ?? so just what on earth have I been up to ?? Well funny you should ask grab yourself a cuppa and I’ll explain ~ the time was right for me to take a starring role in Gelfling Grandson’s life ..tongue in cheek quote – obviously his daddy has the starring role I’m more of your best female artist… 163 more words