Category Archives: Knitting

Summer knitting

Last summer was so hot that it was impossible to wear any woolly knitted garments. Not a real problem, only a bit boring as I missed wearing my knitted lovelies and really missed knitting. Consequently I had to try out … Continue reading

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Stashbusting – getting creative with Featherweight

                I can hardly believe it is true but after nearly five (5!) years I have finally knitted up the yarn I bought at knitcamp in Stirling the summer of 2010 – with … Continue reading

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Color Affection

Comfort knitting. Miles and miles of garter stitch. Perhaps not the most challenging knitting but easily achieved in front of the telly on those dark and long February evenings. And surprisingly quick. I’m happy with the result. color affection by … Continue reading

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A second featherweight

I never thought I would say this, but I have now completed not one but two cardigans in lace weight yarn. A slightly modified version of the featherweight by Hannah Fettig I knitted for my mum, also in Fyberspates Scrumtious lace (this … Continue reading

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Edinburgh Yarn Festival – the overdue blog post

A long overdue blog post about Edinburgh Yarn Festival that came and went quicker than you can say Indiana Jones. If you haven’t already, do check over at the Edinburgh Yarn Festival blog to take a look at our photo … Continue reading

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Featherweight

I’m so pleased to be able to say that the Featherweight I’ve been knitting for my mum is finally finished (blogged here). And she loves it! I think it will be perfect for the slightly cooler summer days or evenings. It’s … Continue reading

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(eventually) Flowing Lines

I have been on a strict yarn diet over the last year. I have pretty much only been using yarn from my stash and haven’t been adding much at all. It’s been very satisfactory to watch the stash reduce and … Continue reading

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When Reality meets Fiction

There once was a loving mother who wanted to knit her darling daughter a beautiful cardigan. She found a pretty pattern and sourced the perfect yarn: a hand-dyed local cashmere/merino/alpaca/wool blend in a colour that would look stunning against her … Continue reading

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Autumnal

Autumn has arrived. Every morning en route to nursery A and I chat about the changes we see around us. The colours of the leaves in the park, trees blown over by the storm… This is, of course, after  the … Continue reading

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A Wee Rose Red

Ysolda’s Rose Red beret (rav link) must be one of those wonderful little patterns that fulfil every possible knitting craving. An absolute pleasure to knit with some interesting lace and simple cables. Being a small accessory it was a fairly quick … Continue reading

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