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Mohair Stole: Casting On

The pattern for this stole is relatively easy, and its simplicity isĀ something that I appreciate. The instructions for this project equate about two paragraphs and are written in clear enough language that beginner knitters would be able to decipher it (perhaps, though, with some trial and error). 420 more words


November: What's new on the farm!

Well hello, Mister Frost!! The snow is here and seems to be staying for a while. A good 15 cm (6″has fallen since last week and children (to their great happiness) even got their first day of school cancelled because of the snow. 518 more words

Les Belles Bouclettes

Vintage Knitting Project: Mohair Stole

Next spring I intend to research the relationship between craft kits, women and gender, and consumer culture in the US in the twentieth century. In particular, I hope to examine knitting kits, sold with yarn and instructions, for women (presumably) who wanted to get creative with fiber arts. 369 more words


End of November Crafty Catch up.

Since November started it feels like I’ve hardly had any time for making things but looking at my photos, it turns out that isn’t true. I actually appear to have been quite busy. 851 more words


Duchess Kate: sky blue wool-blend "Paddington" coat by Mulberry

Sky blue wool-blend with a touch of mohair “Paddington” coat. It is classically tailored in a single-breasted long-line with a slightly loose style andĀ button fastening at the front. 58 more words

Duchess Kate Fashion

The Usual Crochet Catchup.

This week I haven’t been making my giant crochet granny blanket but here is what I’ve done so far. It is a pick up, put down type thing. 516 more words