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Vintage Knitting Finds

I thought I’d share a couple of great vintage patterns I got recently, one of which I will probably never knit and another that I’ve been swatching for. I came upon these patterns whilst I was visiting my parents in … Continue reading

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It’s coming….

Yes it’s that time of year when we all start to panic about the impending seasonal activities that are creeping up all too swiftly. Well I am at least. So this is a bit of a fly by post. Last … Continue reading

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From the artistic to the kitsch

Having spent the day in Glasgow thinking about the more artistic side of knitting I came home to a more kitsch incarnation of the craft. This years Blackpool Knitting Group trip to Woolfest was a great success, despite the rain, … Continue reading

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Lovely for Lavender

Today I released a new pattern, the first in what seems like ages. Design work got really held up with all the summer activity and moving and the foul weather has really messed up plans for a couple of photo … Continue reading

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Ruskin’s View, Turner, Radical Steps, Devils’ Bridge and Knitting

We shared in the gorgeous weather this weekend and after a hard day’s labour digging on the allotment on Saturday, Sunday we went to Kirkby Lonsdale to meet friends and a visiting Historian of Science for lunch.  As it was … Continue reading

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Lessons from Vintage Knitting I

Over the last couple of months I’ve been indulging my love of vintage knitting and vintage per se. It started with a workshop with Susan Crawford at our local Waterstones. I was already knitting a pattern from Susan’s recent wonderful … Continue reading

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Breaking Silence

I’ve been absent from my blog for a bit so it’s high time I caught up a bit. It’s been a busy and hectic time and I sometime feel like I’m going to meet myself coming back. So I thought I’d … Continue reading

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