Category: Knitting News & Life

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Knitting News – 31 March 2014 – Knitting for health

The last day of March already, where has the month gone. We’re well into Spring now. The clocks changed to summer time here yesterday, so the evenings are brighter. More knitting time, I say! Here’s this week’s news, and don’t forget you can follow me on twitter to get the...

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Knitting News 24 March 2014

In this week’s news: a 100 year history of knitting, knitting as a male pursuit, and knitting to stop smoking. Spring has technically arrived, though looking out the window it’s hard to belief. It’s been absolutely bucketing down for most of the day, and the weekend was freezing. Even when...

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Knitting News 17 March 2014

This week we have penguins (again), artists unravelling high fashion knitwear, and yarn bombing the Tour de France. Happy Paddy’s Day everyone! I realise for most of you it’s not a national holiday as it is for me and my family, but I hope you all get to enjoy it...

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St. Patrick’s Day knitting

Monday is St. Patrick’s day. It’s Ireland’s national holiday, so we all get a day off, watch the parades, enjoy a bit of family time, and maybe have a drink or two. Of course, Paddy’s day (no, not Patty’s day) is celebrated the world over by the Irish community and anyone who...

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A home for my stash

I’ve mentioned in passing that I’ve been “between homes”. The good news is, I finally, after a delay of more than four months (and living with the in-laws) I now have the keys to my new house. My stash, in fact, has already moved in, as has my husband. Me...

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Knitting News 10 February 2014 -The Olympic edition

The week’s knitting news is all about the Olympics. The uninitiated might wonder how knitting and the Olympic games could possibly be connected. In quite a few ways, actually! The Ravellenic Games The Ravellenic Games used to be known as the Ravellympics before the widely publicized controversy ahead of the...