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The cardigan

In a world of knitter’s worst nightmares, the following scenario has to come close to top of the list:  spending hours knitting a garment, laboriously stitching it all together, and then trying it on only to find that it doesn’t fit like you wanted it to. 645 more words


A proper winter weekend

Hello, and a Happy Weekend to you!

I am enjoying my cosy knitting room with a roaring fire AND a heater going, while the hail and rain fall outside, and snow settles on the hills that I can see from my window.   388 more words


Swan River

It appears that I am completely incapable of monogamous knitting at the moment. I “had” to start Swan River this week. It is a pattern from Issue 72 of… 371 more words



Winter has finally arrived, and it is so nice to be able to wear cosy, warm things, and be wrapped up in all the knitted goodness! 515 more words


From my stash to yours

Have you ever wondered what certain New Zealand yarns would be like to knit?

How warm and soft is a possum yarn really?

Compare a beautifully crafted pure New Zealand wool yarn from a boutique mill to one from a commercial mill? 208 more words


Two Hearts

My Ravelry notes for this project remind me that I started Two Hearts on 2 June 2015.  That was quite a long time ago!  After knitting half the front, I put it aside because I had no energy for concentration on complex cables at the time. 727 more words



I don’t always smile in delight when I have finished a project.  Biophilia is one that has me positively beaming in delight!

Mary-Anne Mace well deserves the title of The Lace Eater!   439 more words