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5KCBWDAY4 – Conversations Between Workers

                  I’ve posted before about my knitting kit, and it was the obvious choice when I saw that today’s challenge was to to be about tools. I do love this colourful little bag full of knitting goodies. Before I owned it, my...

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5KCBWDAY3 – Experimental Photography And Image Handling For Bloggers

Things are a little bit different as I’m participating in the Fifth Annual Knitting & Crochet Blog week. Search for 5KCBWDAY on google or your social media of choice to find more entries! Today’s challenge was to experiment with photographs and images.  I was both dreading and looking forward to today’s challenge....

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5KCBWDAY2 – Do you have the hands to make this lonely pair of fingerless gloves happy again?

Things are a little bit different this week, as I’m participating in the Fifth Annual Knitting & Crochet Blog Week! My challenge is to post every day according to a set schedule. Today’s challenge was to write a dating profile for one of my projects. A tough one, I can tell you! Knitting & Crochet Blog...

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5KCBWDAY1 – A day in the life of a hand knit sock

Things are a little bit different this week, as I’m participating in the Fifth Annual Knitting and Crochet Blog Week! My challenge is to post every day according to a set schedule. Today’s challenge was ‘A day in the life of one of your projects’. Knitting & Crochet Blog week presents a great opportunity to...

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3 Gift Ideas for Knitting Mothers

It’s Mother’s Day this Sunday in many places. If you’re looking to find a nice gift for your mother who happens to be a knitter, look no further. Here’s a couple of options that don’t need to cost the earth but will be greatly appreciated.

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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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Yarn Shop Day 2014 – 5 reasons I love my LYS

3 May is Yarn Shop Day, an initiative started by UK knitting magazine Let’s Knit. This is the first year Yarn Shop Day has been organised, and many yarn shops in the UK are participating (see this map) though it hasn’t yet spread to other countries. Maybe next year: I...

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Three knitting row counters for Android

If you have an Android tablet our smartphone, you have a while bunch of apps available to you that will make your knitting life easier. Of those, row counter apps are probably amongst the most useful. Here’s an overview of three of the more popular choices.