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Checkers Beanie On Sale Now

Another new Fair Isle pattern. This one is great for male or female. Using self striping yarn or a solid color will get you a cool criss-crossed effect. 154 more words


In stasis

It’s a knitter’s nightmare. I’m many miles from home, sitting on a friend’s sofa enjoying a natter and a cup of tea with my latest WIP beside me, when something rolls out from my knitting. 157 more words


Works In Progress

I like the term Work In Progress (in knitter jargon this is frequently shortened to WIP).  I know a lot of knitters have a pile of shame, or find the WIP pile to be a source of frustration.   578 more words

The Diamonds Beanie is Now On Sale

Use up your stash with this five color beanie. Small amounts of each color mean you can make a couple beanies from just one skein of each color. 169 more words


Fair Isle Cardigan

Shaded Fair Isle Jumper, bought from ebay 2015, bought from same seller as this cardigan

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Sleeveless Fair Isle

Sleeveless Fair Isle top, knit using acrylic yarn, probably machine knitted. Bought from Save The Children. The sleeves pop out a bit so I might try and fix them.

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Fair Isle Yoke

Fair Isle Yoke Cardigan, felted yoke cardigan, bought from ebay. I don’t usually like the Yokes which have been cut into without a separate buttonband but I liked the colours, I did wash it an reboard it so it does fit a bit better.

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