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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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Completed Cotton Top

Ta-dah! I’ve finished my Beachcomber cotton top! Capitalising on the satisfaction of finishing my socks, I was determined to complete another WIP before my motivation disappeared, and this seemed the most likely candidate. As you can see, it’s a simple T shape, … Continue reading

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Socks!

These socks have been on the needles for a while. A couple of rows here, another few rows there. Perfect travel knitting. The wool was from the Appenzell autumn market, and the understated colourway has a subtle pattern that blends … Continue reading

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Friday F.O. – the Barley Hat

Now that Christmas gifts have been exchanged and opened, I can share this Finished Object with you! This is the Barley Hat and I’m pleased with how it worked out 🙂 A neat design, and one that I’ll definitely make again. How … Continue reading

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The Hitchhikers

This is one of my favourite knitting patterns … It’s Hitchhiker by Martina Behm. A pleasure to knit; easily portable; one-skein stash-busting; easy to wear; and attracting lots of compliments into the bargain. These shawls were stocking fillers. I love that the … Continue reading

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Friday Finished Object – the cabled cardigan

There’s a nip in the air, accompanied by some early morning mists and mellow fruitfulness. Autumn is here … and I’ve finished my cabled cardigan to add some warmth! Want to see? This photo is the best colour match … This … Continue reading

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Colourful crochet

This was a relatively quick project – about 6 or 7 hours from start to finish, completed in half hours bursts. Each row was VERY long – 2.16 metres of crochet, and the fringes make the final scarf 2.58 metres … Continue reading

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Friday Finished Object (F.O.)

Yay! The satisfaction of seeing a completed project! In my HR (Human Resources) world, I’m sometimes pigeon-holed as a completer-finisher, and there is definitely some doggedness in me that helps me see a project through to the end. I have … Continue reading

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A Friday F.O. (Finished Object)

A couple of weeks ago, I shared with you a photo of the pieces of a cardigan, Olivette, waiting to be finished … Thanks to a week’s holiday (and accompanied by a good audio book), I’ve now had the opportunity to tackle … Continue reading

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