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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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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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Lace Cardigan and a Romantic Evening

Barry treated us to an overnight stay in Peterborough last night….we had a lovely meal in Carluccio’s where we drank rather more than was good for us. Lots of love and laughter was had but today, I feel a bit … Continue reading

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Phryne’s Mitts Knit Along

I have just released my latest pattern I have been working on this pattern since February!! Two of my lovely friends have test knitted the design, Helen and Sarah You two were brilliant and noticed my silly errors and helped … Continue reading

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Aspen

A simple top down circular yoke cardigan. SIZES 30-32, 34-36, 38-40, 42-44, 46-48 ins, 76-81, 86-91, 96-101, 106-111, 116-121 cms Actual size 35, 39, 44, 48 53 ins, 88, 99, 111, 121, 134 cms I used my own handspun singles … Continue reading

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Getting up to speed…

Nella is finished and blocked…more info here A dress for one of Ali’s girls, still don’t know which one it fitted but I loved making it. An Oliver & S Pattern, Jumprope Dress On 9th May Barry took me to … Continue reading

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I haven’t got an Inkling!

Meet my latest craft addition! An inkle loom, bought for £10 from the Loom Exchange, I have yet to find the time to warp it up. As usual I have been watching you tube videos to get me in the … Continue reading

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Test Knitting and more…

I am very proud to have been selected to do some test knitting for Grace-AnnaWhat a pretty pattern it is!  I made mine with some Blue Skies Alpaca which I love to work with. However, I didn’t have enough of one … Continue reading

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Twisted Rib Finished (a couple of photos added)

I am feeling a bit proud of myself today….I finished this lovely cardigan yesterday but it was looking very big so…..I bravely did something…can’t quite believe I did it mind you….I put it in the tumble dryer!Two 10 minute bursts … Continue reading

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Sucky Thumb Mitts (now includes the mitt pattern)

We had visitors this weekend. Barry’s daughter and her family came to stay. Tyler made a notice for the conservatory door. It was now known as the ‘Bow and Arrow Room’Denise did some spinning and she is a quick learner!Uncle … Continue reading

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