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The first of a hundred waistcoats

I am now the proud (also toasty :) ) owner of a woollen waistcoat that Shana has spent quite a while knitting. Shana certainly had her work cut out for her, what with having to put the knitting to one side for some considerable time, due to a mega spell of mystery illness. 161 more words



I am keeping up my tradition of belated knitting. I finished a fall leaf dishcloth today. I might start my Christmas knitting soon and will probably finish in February just in time to start some hats and mittens for my kids. 43 more words


Back again from the nether...

Also know as Ovis Yarns – my hand dyed 100% british wool yarns launched on the 30th September. It’s been hard but rewarding work, and I love playing with the colours and different yarn bases and weights. 264 more words


Busy, busy, busy

One holiday over and now the mad rush towards the next one. I’ve got sock orders to fill, scarves to weave and one or two (or maybe ten) other things to do. 156 more words



I have been knitting so much the last few weeks months that I think I’ve reached the point of burnout. I finished mom’s Christmas socks, Grandma’s sweater just needs buttons and a little neck modification, and that weird scarf I started 3 years ago for a roommate has been finished as a rather short cowl. 49 more words


Knitted jacket

My first ever adult garment knitted by following a pattern!

My quest for slower sewing has brought me to knitting. I was never a great knitter in the past. 957 more words


Every Time

Stuff is hard right now, as I’ve mentioned. However, it seems like whenever I’m getting too down on myself, something happens to help me change my focus. 386 more words