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About themanyknitsofnadine

Interested in all things crafty, I knit, spin, sew, crochet, quilt, grow my own and bake (although the baking these days is all allergy friendly) and I try and blog about all these things. I also host a bi-weekly podcast on incorporating slow living into all my crafty adventures

Pluen Eira Hat – free knitting pattern

One of my goals for this year was to share my ideas and enthusiasm so with this in mind I have just published my first knitting pattern for about 2 years. It is called the Pluen Eira Hat and is … Continue reading

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Vintage knitting books.

As a general rule I’m not a big one for shopping trips and buying myself lots of pretty things. I have even managed to tame this desire when it comes to buying yarn (to an extent!). There is one thing … Continue reading

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Crafting for work versus crafting for fun.

I’m finally back after a summer hiatus. Trying tpo blog or podcast with 2 small childfren demanding entertainment or food every 5 minutes does not seem to work for me so this year I gave myself permission to take the … Continue reading

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The Wool Monty Show 2019

Having spent the 5 years after leaving university living in Sheffield it will always have a special place in my heart so when I heard that there would be a new yarn festival, called the Wool Monty, launching there this … Continue reading

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In praise of the knitted skirt.

I have a feeling that knitted skirts might be a bit like Marmite, you either love them or you hate them. I am firmly in the love camp! I do however have one caveat – it has the be the … Continue reading

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Holiday knitting – how many projects are enough?

As any knitter or crocheter will know planning what projects to take on holiday with you is an integral part of your pre-holiday planning. I’m sure there are even a few crafters out there like me who think about what … Continue reading

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Things I have learned from Me Made May 2019

Yes I know that May isn’t actually over yet but I have been thinking about the lessons Me Made May has taught me already so I thought I would take the time to share with you what I’d learned so … Continue reading

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