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Waas Show

Hello! last Saturday dawned a bit damper as me (Ella) and Sandra headed out to Waas for the Walls Show.

Spirits were not dampended however and we soon got to work (after a cup of tea and a bacon roll!) judging the colourbox. 169 more words

Jamieson And Smith

A Non-Knitting Day

I love my Interlibrary Loan Librarian!

A photo posted by MegWesley (@megwesley) on Aug 18, 2016 at 5:00pm PDT

Even though we really love knitting, sometimes we just need a break from the craft.

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Finished: Star Motif Sweater

I finished the vintage Fair Isle sweater for my partner’s Christmas gift. I’m sure it will look great on him when he finally wears it, but until then we’ll just have to admire it on the blocking rack, with very unfortunate lighting (yes, the main color is all the same, but the way the sunlight reflects on it it looks like it gets darker as you go down the sweater): 24 more words


Boden haul for the children

I also bought a few things for the children – more for my daughter but then, my son will be wearing school uniform soon and I am not sure how many “normal” clothes he will need.   166 more words


What's in a Yoke?

I love fair isle yoked sweaters. The simplicity in the body of the sweater is great relaxing knitting, and the yoke is that pop of colour and fun that make the finished garment a piece to treasure. 743 more words