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Spinning Singles from a Batt

I just came across this album of photos showing the sequence that I used to create some lovely singles yarn The last photo tells you how I lightly full them to remove the springiness of the yarn

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It is very quiet round here

It has been a very busy few days Indi, my youngest granddaughter came to stay for 4 nights Every moment with that delightful child is such a joy On Thursday we went to the Christmas Lights ceremony at Somersham where … Continue reading

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Donegal Tweed Bag

I just love the Calla Convertible Backpack, I know, I only just posted another blog post about the last one I made 🙂 I’ve added an extra layer of heavyweight sew in interfacing to this one, I just felt the … Continue reading

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Mix and Match Cardigan

I have my designers head on, machine knitting designers head no less! I have no idea where the inspiration for this cardigan came from…I knew I wanted to knit some texture into a design but would it work? I decided … Continue reading

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Where I’m From

Originally posted on Picperfic's Blog:
Anna’s post was so lovely to read, I just had to have a go myself and writing this has brought back so many memories, I feel moved and quite drained somehow, I hope you…

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Oasis Quilt Sewalong Day 3

Step 5 done…. I’ve also nearly completed step 7 but I have to wait to show you

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Ten things you shouldn’t say when pricing handmade items

Originally posted on Life's Big Canvas:
Fascinator by Janine Basil I’ve been giving advice this week on pricing handmade items for selling. Not on purpose, just because it’s cropped up a couple of times. Working in a shop where…

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Stuff Wot I Made last year 2014 October to December 2014

3ply handspun for my Fibre Club Indi modelling her new cardigan and a lovely hat My first machine knitted socks….I had to kitchener the rib to the top!! a purse for Maddie crochet boots for baby Josie lots of little … Continue reading

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The #VATMoss sledgehammer cracking tiny creative nuts

Originally posted on Spinstar Creations:
I enjoy writing patterns.  I have several waiting to published, some of which I am planning to offer as paid patterns.  I have no way of knowing whether I will end up selling no patterns, a…

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Hint of A Peplum

This lovely cardigan has been a long time in the creating…it had been test knitted before I went to Australia in July but somehow the time was never quite right for me to finalise and publish it Today is the … Continue reading

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