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Sock progress this week…it’s been considerable…

It’s been quite a week, and I’m skipping the details, as they’re not mine to tell. I’m not sure how much I got done on the hat this week, but I think there may have been progress. 166 more words


Wool in the Wild

As mad knitterly notions go, knitting over a metre of fair isle in 14 days is pretty bonkers. But I did it! And that feels really good. 805 more words


Haps: a family affair

If life is what happens when you’re making other plans, then this hap is what happens when you’re dreaming about knitting yourself jumpers. This hap is an accidental, unintentional and frankly inconvenient knit that completely ruined my carefully laid knitting plans. 1,159 more words


More Bousta, More Beanie

For someone who generally hates knitting two of something, it really didn’t take me long to cast on a second Bousta Beanie! Part of that, I’ll admit, is probably down to some subliminal messaging from the… 506 more words


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