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Permission to be a selfish knitter.

Last week my OH had a rather big birthday and I wanted to celebrate it in woolly style. I decided I would make him a new knitted sweater but as he is quite fussy I thought the best course of … Continue reading

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January seems to be FO-tastic

I don’t know if it’s just because it is still early in the year and I haven’t yet given up on my resolutions or whether it’s because with two small children I no longer have a social life but I … Continue reading

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Lost in a sea of moss stitch

It seems going a bit la la over knitwear runs in the family, my evidence; 1) one of my little brothers text me a series of pictures of a man he had been stalking round the airport because he liked … Continue reading

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KALs, coasts, castles and cake…

…but not necessarily in that order. I mentioned in my last blog post that I was going away on holiday, well I’m back and missing it terribly (sort of). Every year we go away for a week with my in-laws … Continue reading

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All that stands between me and the FOs is a demon baby and RSI

Who knew there was such a thing as too much knitting? Well, it seems that there is and I know about it. I’d been on a bit of a knitting frenzy trying to get all my work knitting done and … Continue reading

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Focaccia and finished objects

I finished the scarf I’ve been making for my sister for Christmas, and here it is; I’m really pleased with it (although please excuse my double chin in the picture I was laughing like a fish wife as my OH … Continue reading

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The great yarn sort out

As a result of a shelf collapse in my wool cupboard (one half of a wardrobe – the other side is full of fabric) I set about sorting through my stash this week. I was actually pleasantly surprised by the … Continue reading

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All I see is yarn

Some people may look at the picture above and see lamb chops, all I see is yarn! I know this is turning in to an obsession but I don’t really care. To be honest I don’t even know whether the … Continue reading

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What to do when the temperature rises…

… knit with aran weight alpaca of course! Given that we are enjoying some lovely hot weather in the UK at the moment most sensible people would be thinking about casting on some nice cool cotton for a light weight … Continue reading

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