Category Archives: knitting

Last of the Summer Sunshine

I’m feeling really pleased with myself, I managed to find a moment to get out in the garden with my camera yesterday (Sunday) as the light on my pots of plants was so beautiful These wonderful Cosmos plants showed little … Continue reading

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Machine Knitted Lace

Machine knitting lace needs total concentration Or this can happen It’s ‘clattered off’ as my husband likes to call it! When it does that, it always makes me jump and then swear…bigly! I don’t swear too much normally but ‘clattering … Continue reading

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Dangling Conversation

It’s been a while since I blocked a shawl, a few years I’d say…. This curving shawlette had me fooled for a while as I was knitting it I didn’t realise that the long curving beaded edge was actually the … Continue reading

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Reversible Bubble Dress

I have made myself the adult version of this dress so when I saw the child version I knew that I really wanted to make this pretty dress It is Vogue1455 You simply make two dresses the same and sew … Continue reading

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Handspun, Some Applique and a bit of Knitting

I needed to free up some of my bobbins so I set to work plying this deliciousness 100g 180 metres in my Jo colourway, a delicious blend of Polwarth Cashmere and Silk Then I had caught the spinning bug and … Continue reading

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Stuff Wot I Made last year 2014 July to September

There shouldn’t be too much on this post as I was in Australia for 4 weeks…. My first of these gorgeous and fun dresses An outfit for Esme Top and bottom for Janina I finished off this little cardigan in … Continue reading

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Stuff Wot I Made last year 2014 April to June

A machine knitted waterfall cardigan that I never wear because the fronts are too long, I loved the technique used to knit this though A Schoolhouse Tunic Cinch It In Tote (made at the end of March 2014) Me in … Continue reading

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Stuff Wot I Made last year 2014 January to March

For Ali This one for Rosi Kid Mohair Cowl, I made this for me but it is now living in NI with my Mum ❤ Pouffy Pants for Esme Matching jacket A machine knit fair isle jumper for maddie A … Continue reading

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Kauni…Hearts and Flowers

I came across this wonderful design when I was browsing Pinterest…I get lost on Pinterest… I have long admired the colours and transitions of colours of Kauni and when I saw this design I just knew I would have to … Continue reading

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Sewing Dyeing Knitting and a Giveaway (Now Closed)

I’ve almost finished this jumper for a short film being made in Lincolnshire about how a family was affected by two brothers who fought in the Great War. You can watch a teaser trailer of the film here Tell Them … Continue reading

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