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Glade Needle Size Problem Update

I have heard back from Rowan and have some useful information to pass on about the Glade Hem edging. (In case you’re wondering what on earth I’m blathering about – I blogged about my suspicion that the hem edging needle size was wrong in my last Glade post.) Firstly – I am not alone. Kathryn […]

Gladeing Along……

Glade is firmly back on the agenda now my elbow is better and the the Space Invaders are finished. The pictures are not very exciting and I think there is a problem with the pattern … First the progress report. …I’m STILL slogging though the hem edging around the bottom edge… I’ve gone from this…. […]

Holy Gigantic Space Invaders!!

The Knitty Space Invader socks are finished!! I eagerly grafted the toe this morning – 76 stitches of Kitchener stitch – euck!! Hmmmm….They are far from perfect but Ben likes them! It really bugs me when I can’t get thing “right”….. Holy sock heels, Batman! Here’s a problem…. The heel and toe is turned by […]

Felting Bagtastic!

Have I ever told you that I HATE having two WIPs in progress? I like to see project coming together quickly – if I have two WIPs on the go they take twice as long and I get frustrated! Those of you who have a long list of WIPs scare me! They would all nag […]

First wave of Invaders Sock Completed

First sock done of the Knitty BMP pattern – Space Invader Socks hot off the needles!! There’s a previous post about getting the right needle size here.. Fair Isle Space Invaders Ohhh.. you can see another sock creation of mine on the other foot in the background – that was in Fortisima Colori Socka Color… […]

Yarncrawl !

Today I went on a yarncrawl with Janie, Jane and Jenny from my knitting group. This was a bit like a pub crawl but with less booze , smoke and pubs and a lot more scrummy yarn, shops and chatter! Our first stop was Stash in Putney – none of us had been before… “Is […]

Glade-Strapped Up Like a Gladiator

My elbow/hand/wrist pain is finally coming under control. My GP showed my the twisting wrist action to avoid at all costs and the penny dropped – it was going mad at crocheting the Granny squares that did the damage! The elbow pain was “golfer’s elbow” (medial epicondylitis to the medically minded). I turned away (from […]

Learning Fair Isle – First Socks

I promised I’d show you these, from my extensive “Pre-Blogging Archives” in my last post, Fair Isle Space Invaders. They are my “I’m gonna teach myself Fair Isle” project socks from Rowan’s RYC Classic Home book – the Snuggle bed socks. I made these a couple of years ago. I wanted something small that I […]

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