Monthly Archives: June 2014

An exercise in pattern writing part 2 – crochet shawl

Crescent Shawl. Hook: 4.5mm hook Yarn: 4ply/ fingering weight yarn, 250g/ 1,200m Tension: 6 rows x 16 sts = 4 inches working trebles. UK crochet terms are used throughout. <img src="http://themanyknitsofnadine Chain 8 Row 1: Starting with the 4th chain … Continue reading

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Good job I’m not a wool snob!

At some point last year I decided to try and use more real wool yarns when knitting (unless it was for a baby – they only get acrylic) but my budget doesn’t always allow for 100% wool enhancements to my … Continue reading

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Now that is a jazzy pair of socks!

Despite a slight tension related glitch at the beginning of the week I can now report that I have finished the crochet socks I’ve been working on for the last few weeks. I used King Cole Zig Zag sock yarn … Continue reading

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The unexpected benefits of being a little bit anti-social

You may have noticed that I missed posting to the blog last week, this was because for once I actually had a social life – by which I mean there was much nattering, cake eating and tea drinking! Most weeks … Continue reading

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