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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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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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Late summer knitting

We have experienced one of the wettest summers since records began. Yesterday Edinburgh decided it was tired of being a city and turned itself into a river. But in my kitchen there is still summer. On the sofa I have … Continue reading

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Beatnik by Norah Gaughan in New Lanark Donegal Silk Tweed (Light Graphite) – a proven hard-wearing, comfy and incredibly price-worthy yarn. The stitch definition is great, so perfect for cables. I’ve been living in this since the minute it came off the needles! … Continue reading

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