Tag Archives: Knitting

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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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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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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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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Craft Reactor Edinburgh’s 3rd Annual Members’ Showcase Exhibition

Welcome to the official launch of Craft Reactor Edinburgh’s 3rd Annual Members’ Showcase Exhibition! The Annual Members’ Showcase Exhibition is a real opportunity to see what Craft Reactor members have been working on in their attics over the last year and … Continue reading

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Bags at St Abbs Wool Festival

I am delighted to announce that I have been invited by the lovely and talented YarnPony to share a stall at St Abbs Wool Festival this Saturday 3rd November to sell my handmade knitting and crochet project and notion bags. … 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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