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Lintilla in progress

A few weeks ago, the frilly petals of some striking tulips prompted me to cast on a project I’ve had in mind for a while –  74 more words

10 stitch knitted blanket

Karin brought along her 10 stitch blanket to knit. She is stash busting and allowing the blanket to grow intuitively and so the colours are added as she knits. 84 more words


mixed berries scarf complete

Right, it’s done. The scarf that I started knitting up here with Lisa’s gorgeous yarn has just had its ends woven in.

It’s all garter stitch, and I simply cast on two stitches then increased one stitch at the beginning of every row. 274 more words


Scrap blanket

I tend not to knit “scrap” projects. On the whole, they are not to my taste. I know the whole point of them is to use up the leftovers, but to my mind that’s what they look like, like you’re just making them to use up the bits and not to actually make the project for its own sake. 263 more words

Knitting And Fibre Arts

mixed berries and garter stitch

My crafty friend and fellow trader Theresa (she’s also included as a beneficiary in my will because anyone else would simply toss my long-accumulated mountain of fabrics, trims, beads and yarns in the rubbish) saw me knitting at the market. 287 more words


A Hat Fit for a Giraffe

With an odd ball of yarn found thrown in a cupboard at some point, I decided to knit a tiny baby hat as something to do to keep my hands occupied watching the TV. 150 more words


Free pattern - Fae la Verte shawl

My latest design, Fae la Verte shawl, has just been published in the April issue of Knotions! It’s an issue full of gorgeous shawl patterns, you should definitely check them out and leave the designers some love on Ravelry – I’m sure there is something for everyone in that issue. 57 more words