Category Archives: 2014

Designing, Creating and Pattern Writing

I had a request from Ali, “Can you make me a not too boxy, curved hem jumper which falls off my shoulders and has bracelet length sleeves?” “Oh yes, no problems!” says I…. Little did I know that it would … Continue reading

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New Luxury Fibre Base and My Slouchy Cardigan

I put this photo at the top because I didn’t want to see the photo of me below showing up on facebook…lol…scary!! You’ll find the details about this bit of knitting towards the end of the post 😉 I finished … Continue reading

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Machine Knitting

My old Knitmaster 360 knitting machine almost fell to pieces, it was over 30 years old!! The plastic was discoloured and brittle and pieces kept breaking off, then it fell over in the garage where it was being stored and … Continue reading

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Spinning, Knitting and Sewing

I made Esme an Earflap Hat using some of my handspun merino, cashmere and silk….it fits!! Hopefully the ties will help with the keeping it on her head situation! After I had finished it, I cast on another, but I … Continue reading

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Pouffy Pants and a New Jacket

I have been sewing, Kwiksew Pattern 3957 and some Poofy Pants The jacket was so lovely to put together, I used some lovely fleece fabric from John Lewis for the outer layer and for the lining I used some adorable … Continue reading

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Gifts, family and photos!

I did much sewing of Christmas presents this last year…I will just show you the photos as there are lots!! I also made 2 men’s sweatshirts but completely forgot to photograph them I am really enjoying sewing stretch knits and … Continue reading

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