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Remember Emily? How I told you about how I’d gone wrong with Emily in this post ? Well, I have a day off today and had planned to get Emily sewn up. The sleeves were done and I had used the long drive to and fro my friend’s at the weekend to knit the neck […]
I’ve just visited a friend of mine who describes herself as a “Yarn Collector”. She is honest that she doesn’t always intend to use the yarn – she just wants to have it. Pet it. Stroke it. Love it. Of course, part of my visit was being proudly shown her new acquisitions. It was a […]
You may or may not know about “My So Called Scarf”. It’s a free internet pattern by Allison Issacs available from Imagiknit. It seems like everyone who has seen it has had to have a go and has loved it. Add my name to that long list! 🙂 My lovely sister Carol made me a […]
My Pink Hedera. I can’t believe these have taken 4 months to complete. I suppose they have never been my mainstream knitting, relegated to being a handy small thing for trains and planes. As they have been done entirely when I’m on the move I consider them “bonus knitting” from otherwise wasted time. But finally, […]
When I started my second Hedera Sock. I was irritated to find 4 or 5 points in the yarn where it appeared that one strand of the two had broken – lots of joins at the start of the sock 🙁 I dismissed it as a manufacturing problem. Then when working on Emily, I had […]
What do you knit for a very Geeky man (I say that affectionately) who has everything knitted he wants and a couple of items over that requirement? “Nothing!” I hear you cry, “Knit for yourself!” Hmmmm…that might work but I’m a generous soul….some people even call me “pushy”… “You need a lovely scarf now the […]