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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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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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The Year of Socks

Last year I set myself the challenge of not buying any new clothes from high street stores, but to re-discover some of the forgotten contents of my wardrobe and only buy vintage and second hand clothes, and to make the … Continue reading

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Vintage Challenge

This year a few different strands of thinking collided and set me on an ambitious path: I shall buy no new clothes from mainstream high street retailers in 2011. No this doesn’t mean I’ll be draped head to toe in … Continue reading

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