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Modular Knitting (or working in bite size chunks and creating a fabric one square at a time)

I have recently reignited my love of modular knitting (also known as domino or mitred knitting), and have quickly remembered how satisfying it is to work in bite size pieces while creating knitted items with wonderful drape courtesy of the resulting bias in the fabric. 803 more words

Knitting

Tweed-Ish

I have some batts that I carded up with some slightly sticky wool.  I had originally thought to sell these sticky batts, but have since decided that I would wash these batts and see how they spin up.  183 more words

Spinning

A cosy red kerchief 

I spent a considerable amount of time this week chasing spiders off two antique farm carts. Some of the webs they left behind might well have been antiques themselves and at times I was concerned that once their structural support was removed the woodworm might win, but the talented craftsmen that made them knew their stuff. 314 more words

Stash Busting

Bell sleeve top and stash busting

Hello world again. How long has it been since my last post??? At this slow pace perhaps I should be changing the name of my blog to The Eternal Summer Stitcher, as I seem to be stuck in that season and you never know despite my efforts, it may be next summer before I post anything else, haha! 687 more words

Sewing

Using Up Stash

Mom found a couple of patterns in one of her Plastic Canvas Books and wanted to see how they would turn out!  Without buying anything new, these are the patterns she found and they are made up to be magnets.   80 more words

Mom

Yarn Diet - part 1

In December when I announced I was going on a yarn diet it all felt so easy.  After all I did exactly the same thing a few years ago when I was editing The Knitter.   242 more words

Destashing

Stash Bust: : Project 2 - Phone Case 




I recently purchased a new phone (after years of third and second hand ones!) and decided to treat myself to a handmade phone case! I found… 35 more words

Crochet