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I’m sure this is a familiar tale. You finally manage to clear your needles of projects. Some made under a strict deadline, some lingering around in the background. 483 more words


Blanket Policy

I have learnt from experience there are a few things a knitter should take into account when making things for babies.

  1. They grow really, really fast.
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Flax for Sam

I have finished my first sweater! Huzzah!

I sort of feel like I did everything possible to keep from finishing this dang thing. I made a mistake on the shoulders, but soldiered forward. 402 more words


Sweaters for Penguins

No, I’m not really knitting a sweater for a penguin. Unless you count my youngest nephew as one and, honestly, he’s about the size of some of them. 739 more words


Unpopular Opinion: Brooklyn Tweed

My friend Chantal teaches a ‘Learn to Knit’ class at our local LYS. She talks about how there are two types of knitters – the ones who find a project, and then find the perfect yarn for it; and ones who just buy whatever yarn they feel like and figure it out later. 844 more words


My heart has melted

Utterly out of the blue last night, my daughter at the ripe old age of four & three quarter years, asks can you teach me to knit. 373 more words

Working Mum

Mini Flax Sweaters

The babies are coming! The babies are coming! Well that is at least what I have been chanting in my head. May I present my latest baby gifts… 187 more words

Getting Crafty