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Special yarn for a special blanket

Since my last post I have finished three baby blankets (a vaguely masculine blanket, a vaguely feminine blanket and a Blue Skies blanket), although I haven’t had a chance to photograph them. 294 more words


The Importance of Buttons

A while ago I knitted a Lush cardigan (pattern from Tin Can Knits).  It was a highly satisfying knit.  The sideways knitted lace panel was fun  to work and the unusual construction made it an interesting project.  345 more words

Fly Away Blanket : a modern hand knit quilt

Alexa has been a mother for 4+ years now, but I am new to this.  One of the most vivid moments I remember about the first days was bringing Max home from the hospital.  664 more words


Episode 41: Baby Bums and Self Stripe

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Hello and welcome to a decidedly low sugar version of the podcast. I hope you are all getting over your Easter chocolate hangovers. 425 more words


Oh my goodness, it’s been a year?

 It HAS been a year since I posted here!

I could have titled this, “Oh my goodness, it’s been a year!!” and it would have been just as applicable as an exclamation as a question. 607 more words

Cardigan Knitting

Episode 35: Cast Offs For Socks

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Thanks for all the feedback following Kate Davies’ interview in Episode 34. Kate has some great Yokes tote bags in her… 699 more words


12 Months, 12 Sweaters

I’m into sweaters now… and what a better way to enjoy that phase than joining the Tin Can Knits 12 Sweaters contest. It’s a sweater a month and you get prizes too. 165 more words