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Casting on Ophelia

At the weekend I thought I might like to turn my Natali Stewart silk yarn into another Await shrug. But having knit 2inches of ribbing with the pinkier version of the two skeins, I don’t think it’s the right match of yarn for the pattern. 122 more words


Lucille in the daylight...

This morning after feeding the rabbits, who incidentally were in very good form and doing binkies all around their run, I took the abbreviated Lucille outside into the fog to review the new colour in the cast off edge. 295 more words


Non matching yarn....

When I realised I had run out of yarn 8 rows from the end of Lucille, I immediately contacted Natali Stewart yarns, from whom I had purchased the skein at the Knitting & Stitching show in October. 242 more words


What I Made On My Holiday

I’m leaving Tenerife, where it’s 20c today and going home where Mum tells me it’s 0c… I’ve had a lovely holiday – mostly knitting and crocheting for the first two weeks, even while Mum was here (she joined in!), and then this last week enjoying visits with D and our friends. 239 more words


Elegant Lace Poncho - Architectural Inspiration

The Elegant Lace Poncho style garment with an Architectural Inspiration is one of my latest creations.  As I continue to expand my inspiration from Architectural features and buildings of the past I keep wanting to try bigger and bigger pieces.   187 more words

Fibre Art

All out of Lucille yarn...

I’m up to Row 28 of 32 on the lace pattern and have finally run out of yarn… Grrrr. No, I didn’t do a test square and the pattern clearly says it will take 400metres knitted to test square tension, so it is entirely my own fault. 176 more words


Lacy Lucille

I am working on the 32 row lace section of Lucille, which I am enjoying.

However I am not convinced this ball of yarn is going to see me through 16 rows and a crochet cast off…. 20 more words