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Finished Object on Friday

Phew! I finally finished my youngest’s slipover. Shaping the front neck even took longer because my brain just didn’t want to be re-wired to read the chart from the left when knitting the purl side. 52 more words

Yarny Stuff

Velvet Morning Cardigan

The name “Velvet Morning” conjures up images of softness, serenity, a feeling of rejuvenation after a good sleep….

…NONE of which are the feelings I had while making this GODDAMN CARDIGAN. 503 more words

Knitting

New Colours KAL 2018

Hello everyone! things have been very busy here over January as we get back into the way of things but today we announce our KAL for the next few months – the New Colours Kal! 309 more words

Jamieson And Smith

The Guilty Stash

My mother told me once that she had her talk with God whenever she started a new sweater: ‘Please don’t take me in the middle of the sweater.’ And as soon as she finished knitting a sweater, and it was blocked and put together, she already had the wool to start the next sweater so that nothing bad would happen.

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Weaving

Sweater stretch

I’ve been on a knitting tear since the summer on Protection Island. I think I made four adult sweaters since April.  I started the Dublin Pullover… 284 more words

Knitting

History Makers: Softest Wool

Grab some tea and a bit of knitting or spinning and enjoy this short documentary from Bloomberg Pursuits, YouTube  featuring Shetland Wool and Fair Isle, Shetland.