Tag Archives: Colour

Stranded – in a good way

At last year’s Wonderwool Wales event, I was over the moon to find some hand-spun, hand-dyed wool on the stand of the Ceredigion Guild of Weavers and Spinners. It found an appreciative home with me! Although it is lovely, the rustic texture proved … Continue reading

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Half a shawl = finished project!

This project was loitering in the UFO basket pending a decision about its future … Having gone up half a needle size to achieve a squishy texture, my yardage was affected and it gradually dawned on me that I would not have enough of … Continue reading

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Speckles

These beautiful orchids made me think of knitting today – speckles are “in”! They are amazing, aren’t they? What has reminded you of knitting today? I’d love to hear about it! 🙂    

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Easter egg decorations

I got a bit carried away with my Easter egg decorations this year … At least they are calorie-free! Have you made any spring decorations this year? I’d love to hear about them! Happy Easter! 🙂

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Knitting (print) bag

Yes, even my non-knitting friends are constantly on the look-out for knitting themes for me! This fold-up shopping bag was a perfect gift … Cute dogs, cheerful colours, a practical purpose AND a knitting print. I love it! This will certainly … Continue reading

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Pick of the bunch

Inspired by the early spring sunshine, and the bright oddments in my stash bag, I couldn’t resist having a go at this sweet, rustic flower pattern from Val Pierce’s Love Knitting book. In the book, the original flowers were sewn … Continue reading

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It’s a wrap!

  This yarn was one of my treasures from Wonderwool Wales in April, where talented silversmith Lyn Roberts was raising money and awareness for Target Ovarian Cancer. Although there was a pretty shawl pattern with the yarn, I really wanted a crescent shape, … Continue reading

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Impromptu hats

Following my recent visit to Sarehole Mill, I was inspired to make a hat … or 2! First onto the needles was this child’s beanie with a big pompom … It is made with Drops Nepal, a wool-alpaca mix, which … Continue reading

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Stash

Stash can be a wonderful thing. I love having a range of yarn available to dip into when inspiration strikes. The downside is that it can quickly multiply and I’ve been working on stash reduction over recent months, trying not … Continue reading

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Follower of fashion?

This attractive planting scheme reminded me of the current fibre trend for ‘grellow’ … The restful water feature is on the slope of the pretty walled garden at Colby Woodland Garden, near Amroth in Pembrokeshire. The photo was taken at the … Continue reading

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