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Synthetic fibres (a pledge and a WIP)

Today I was reading a post by Fadanista, who was making a more environmentally-friendly alternative to a fleece jacket from a vintage pattern.

In it she mentions the issue of man-made (i.e. 572 more words


I am the Switzerland of sweater construction

I was reading a thread on Ravelry recently in which people were commenting on patterns. I can’t remember the exact context, but one comment stuck in my head. 450 more words


Yes, I know it's summer, but I have been knitting a scarf...

…I did start it in the winter though. So if you fancy trying to knit this scarf and you’re anything like me, you might want to start it now! 565 more words


having a ball!

A few months ago, I purchased 55 Christmas Balls to Knit and so far I have completed three of the ball patterns from the book!  Yay!   376 more words

I Feel So Lucky

A Bit of Knit

This is it.  The only thing I’ve worked on of late are the Emily’s Favourite Socks.  And barley much of that.  It was bound to happen.   181 more words

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A Bousta Beanie for a Big Head

Big heads make hats difficult. Well, they make buying ready to wear hats difficult anyway. With the biggest head in my family, hand knitted hats have been the only solution for years and I’ve actually got a great collection thanks to the London Knitter.  744 more words


Casting a Circle

How do you like to knit in the round?  I have now tried using the double pointed needles method, Magic Loop Method, and the basic circular needle method.   917 more words