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In Which Crafts Combine

There’s a lot of talk in woolly circles about people being “bicraftual”. Normally, this refers to people who both knit and crochet. It’s surprisingly uncommon – most people either have a very strong preference for one over the other, or are like me. 854 more words

Finished project - Strawberry Pi shawl

Quick skip back to early 2016 and one of my more extraordinary projects. This. Shawl. Is. Huge.

It is light, it is warm, it is enormous. 430 more words

Knitting

The Total Perspective Vortex

The Total Perspective Vortex

I have a trip coming up. Two dear friends are getting married on Skye next week, and we’ve been invited. It’s a fair old trek, so naturally my first thought was travel knitting. 491 more words

Playing with lace

Super quick update – more details soon

It’s really fiddly but I’m already itching to do more!

Crochet

WIP Wednesday - Sweater Weather

I swore I would never make a sweater for myself again. See, I had horrible luck with them. The last few that I made, oye, just did not work. 227 more words

It doesn’t always have to be green

I recently finished a scarf for Older Soknitsome Daughter. We’d spent a cosy hour together last year browsing my yarn stash on Ravelry. I have a few skeins of green yarn, partly chosen with my daughter in mind. 137 more words

Projects

Starting with some lacework crochet...

I’ve just learnt a new skill over the summer, lacework crochet,  which is seriously infuriating and addictive in equal measure. It was on my vague ‘must try’ list at the start of new year, but, with work and everything I never got round to trying it! 461 more words

Crochet