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Too hot to knit – part 2

The heatwave continues. Still too hot to knit … So, as this week’s yarny activity, I pulled all my knitwear out of the cupboard to give it a good airing and to check for moths. Touch wood – no sign of them. … Continue reading

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Alpaca F.O.

This one sneaked up on me, an unplanned project which slipped off the needles with surprising speed. The single skein was holiday treasure from Solva Woollen Mill in Pembrokeshire, Wales, from alpacas living just along the road from the mill. With approximately … Continue reading

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The Wednesday WIP – the chosen skein

My mission was to choose a skein from my stash and then decide what to make. Simple, eh? Well, no – it was surprisingly difficult. For me, anyway. It took longer than I imagined to get to the cast on stage, … Continue reading

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Chicken or egg?

What’s the starting point for you? The pattern or the wool? Although I often wish it were otherwise, for me it seems to be the pattern that starts the (wool) ball rolling. I often have a picture in my mind … Continue reading

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