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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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The New Year – and some Xmas pressie chat

Happy New Year! It’s 2013 which, of course, is the year of the Edinburgh Yarn Festival! YarnPony, Jo and I who are organising the day are super excited (and super busy). You can follow the progress and working up to … Continue reading

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Just in time for December 1st I managed to get our Advent Calendar finished. It is inspired by Katie’s beautiful felt calendar. I will spend the next couple of days finishing the ornaments that will go on the tree. I … Continue reading

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A Felted Hallowe’en: part 1

This weekend the Toddler and I emerged ourselves in felt as we made our first Halloween decorations. We started out by cutting out a number of bats in different sizes in black felt, folding the felt in two as I … Continue reading

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The Genius of Alfie Atkins

Alfie Atkins is a little boy who lives with his single dad in a flat in a high rise in an ordinary Swedish suburb. He is not very big, not very strong, he worries about the kinds of things little … Continue reading

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