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Not quite so extreme knitting

Extreme knitting has been popular for quite some time now , although it’s not for everyone I’ve got to say that I love it. I don’t think I would go too extreme though, I think 25 mm needles and 3 strands are as far as I would go. 360 more words


Scenery for Knitting

My knitting has some new scenery this weekend.

That’s the foreign correspondence scarf, modified to eventually be a cowl, in Miss Marja’s handspun. It’s a pretty one, and thus far fun to work with. 231 more words

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Finished Object Follow-ups

Sometimes I get asked questions about things I knit where people want to know how something held up or how it fit someone after I’ve posted about it. 404 more words


Freebie Friday - Mermaids Everywhere!

I have always been partial to mermaids. I love mermaids and I often wished I could be a mermaid. I love stories and books about mermaids and I’ve even written stories and poems about mermaids. 466 more words


Researching ethical yarns, and a pinch of mermaid tail.

After a discussion on Facebook about mass production versus quality homemade crochet, I started making a child’s mermaid tail today. I tend to make the patterns up for these as I go along, and throw in all kinds of stuff, kind of like a sampler of stitches, as I tend to get bored pretty quickly whilst making them otherwise. 342 more words


Socks, socks and more socks ( #16pairsin2016 )

At the beginning of the year I decided to take part in a knit along hosted by Tracey from The Passioknit Spinner podcast and Sadie from the Yarnivore podcast. 216 more words


Colour Pool Cowl

If you’ve been following me on Instagram or Facebook you’ll have spotted me working with this amazing hand dyed yarn.  Of course it is one of those skeins that I fell in love with and had to buy even though I didn’t *technically* need more yarn. 920 more words