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"One day, this tube will become a sweater."

The tube in question, the Expedition Sweater by Todd Gocken, is my third sweater project, and my first foray into men’s garment knitwear. I’m knitting this sweater for my husband, using… 406 more words



My Delphia shawl went into time-out on Friday night. I was working on the lace pattern and realized I’d added four rows of stockinette that weren’t supposed to be there. 182 more words


That brioche knitting?!

Well, the brioche knitting I started as a new techniques challenge a while ago didn’t really work out. I discovered that I don’t actually like brioche knitting… 157 more words


Markets and Mountains (and cats)

Hi again, two days in a row, wow! (Don’t’ get used to it)

Carrying on with our slightly further back timeline, we’re still in Spain and the reality of us needing to go back to England for work is starting to sink in. 303 more words


Replacing a jeans zip

I’ve just put a new zip in a pair of jeans, an incredibly time consuming job. The trouble is, unless you are prepared to unpick virtually every seam, you have to work on the fly while the jeans are in their three dimensional form, not on the flat front part of the garment as you would if you were making it from scratch. 1,176 more words


YOP - year 8 - week 43

The first week of Easter break has been busier than expected but I’ve gotten some making time during the evenings.

I finished up and completed the… 468 more words


Knitstars 4

It’s booked, my virtual knitting tour. Find out more about it #alpacamybag. The tutors of Knitstars4 are announced and I have got my ticket to watch the views. 55 more words

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