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My Favorite Things...October 2014

This month’s motif is very small, but also very cute.  One thing I have been trying to avoid in this scarf is my predisposition to symmetry.  98 more words


Fair-isle Accessories

Continuing on Holst Garn Samarkand theme as promised :) This time – a set of a hat and a cowl in fair-isle using bits and pieces from my previously blogged sweater. 427 more words


Fair Isle Yoke

Olive green machine knit body and hand knit yoke jumper, yoke has slightly felted over time. Bought from ebay, February 2015

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Facing the Seemingly Impossible

I set two goals for myself this year: to master stranded knitting and to learn the Brioche stitch. Having taken a workshop on Brioche, I now feel comfortable enough to start a brioche stitch cowl really soon. 258 more words

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Rosie McPherson Guest Blog

Today’s blog comes to you from my lovely friend – Rosie McPherson.
I sometimes say that I’m only friends with people if they knit or crochet. 1,168 more words

Searching for Spring

The thermometer outside my kitchen window reported a bone-chilling two, count ‘em,  two sorry degrees this morning.  So, I checked the weekend forecast, hoping for a sunny reprieve.  263 more words


Sleeveless All-Over

Sleeveless Handknit allover,very modern colours, not sure of the date, Bought from Cancer Research, January 2015.

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