Tag Archives: Wool

Yarn or tea? How about both?

Coals to Newcastle? Or better still, knitting to a Welsh yarn shop 🙂 And even better still, this particular yarn shop has a lovely cafe at one end, serving teas, coffees, lunches and cake … This photo shows part of … Continue reading

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Impromptu Mitts

I needed a simple travel project at short notice, so headed to my stash and looked for inspiration. I found it in the form of a 50g ball of Drops Fabel, a variegated 4 ply in a range of blues … Continue reading

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Coastal Colours

Don’t you just love it when your knitting matches the colours of the coast? This was my recent holiday knitting, accompanying me out and about on my travels in Wales. It didn’t match every location, but hey, that’s ok 😉 … Continue reading

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Update on the Zigzag

It survived the recent WIP/UFO review and in the last couple of weeks I’ve been making an effort to make progress with it … Here’s the latest status of the so-called Zigzag Cowl with only a few metres of yarn left to knit … … Continue reading

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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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From frogged to feet

When I acknowledged, reluctantly, that my yarn didn’t want to be a crocheted shawl after all, I set it aside while I decided what to make instead. Fast forward a few weeks, and a need for some simple, compact travel knitting prompted … 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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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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Finally finished and ready to wear

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And now the successes!

My recent review of my WIPs and UFOs may have led to some unravelling, but I’m pleased to say it did also lead to some Finished Objects … Firstly, some plain socks in Zwerger-Garn-Opal 4-ply, purchased in Switzerland in November 2013, and started … Continue reading

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