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Spoiler alert! The moths were innocent!

Every knitter is on constant alert for the dreaded clothes moth – the tiny creatures can wreak havoc in your precious stash and can leave your hand knitted treasures in tatters 😦 So when I saw holes in several t-shirts recently, I began … Continue reading

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Wrap and Turn

My latest one-skein project included the instruction “w&t”, meaning “wrap and turn”. There are probably numerous methods of doing this, and I know some people don’t even bother with it – it is a technique to avoid creating an unwanted hole … Continue reading

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Velcro – friend or foe?

That clever hook and loop fastener – one quick tap and it joins itself together, one quick tug and it comes apart … Are you a fan? For me, the downside is that Velcro and wool don’t get on. And … Continue reading

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Casting on with a crochet hook

I mentioned in a previous post that I’m a convert to the method of using a crochet hook to cast on my knitting – it gives a neat, stretchy edge that looks more like a cast off edge than a cast on … Continue reading

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