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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


Cunningsburgh Show

Our tour of the Shows continued this week and we headed to Cunningsburgh on Wednesday. It was a lovely day, the only one of the week so it was great to be out! 192 more words

Jamieson And Smith

The Christmas Tree Slouch Hat

I know, I know; A Christmas hat in August? Crazy right? Not so fast with that opinion, I have learned the hard way that you have to begin your Christmas gift knitting as early as possible. 727 more words


Voe Show 2016

On Saturday I (Ella) had the task of heading up to the Voe Show to Judge the Colourbox Competition. We have mentioned it many times before but in case you’re not sure what it is – every year we choose a selection of 8 shades of yarn and people have to use at least 5 of the shades in a Fair Isle garment or accessory. 259 more words

Jamieson And Smith

Big Winner!

It’s drawing day!

A bunch of you guys responded to the Creative Color Giveaway, and the consensus is… you like all the patterns.I couldn’t agree more . 163 more words

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Fair Isle Success!

Wee Hearts in nine different Fair Isle Hebridean 2ply colors!   Actually this hat is a study on one of Alice*Starmore’s colorways , a colorway from her design “Mary Tudor” from her  92 more words

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