Category: Projects

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WIP Wednesday – An end to an absence

I’ve not been posting in the last few weeks. Not here, and not really on Twitter/Facebook/etc either. This absence was not planned, and more or less happened by accident. I was on holidays, visiting my family. I hadn’t been back in a year and a half, and my sisters hadn’t...

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Introducing: Tidal Beach Shawl

It’s done. The shawl knitted to my very first own design. Let me introduce Tidal Beach. So named because the ripples in the shawl remind me of the ripples left in the sand on the beach after the sea recedes. It’s been quite a learning curve, with many mistakes made...

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Star Wars Knitting Patterns

There’s a surprising amount of Star Wars themed knitting patterns out there. Really, there’s a lot. Then again, maybe it’s not so surprising as a lot of knitters do seem to be on the geekier side of the spectrum. We’ve recently been watching all of the Star Wars films with our...

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Finished my Arrow

My version of the Follow Your Arrow MKAL is completed at last. I’ve blogged about this before, of course, but in short, this was a mystery knitalong (MKAL) with a difference. Every week, each clue contained two options. As the shawl could also be knitted with either one or two...

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Hot on the Needles – What to knit in May 2014

We’re due another look at what knitters around the world are working on right now. In May 2014, there’s form fitting sweaters, holey scarfs and socks for happy feet. Don’t forget you can follow my Hot Knitting Patterns pinterest board to get (more or less) daily updates on what the hottest...

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WIP Wednesday

If you follow any craft blogs at all, you’re probably familiar with the concept of WIP Wednesday. But if you’re not, WIP stands for Work In Progress. For some reason, it’s a thing craft bloggers do, showcasing the projects they’re working on on Wednesdays. I don’t know where it started, and who originally came up...