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Just a quick update

My knitting machine has moved to Mum and Dad’s place because I was getting so little done at home. My only chance was at night and I was getting so frustrated I think I may have come close to trashing the machine… 99 more words

Machine Knitting

Mitten Mania

Just before Christmas I became ill with a nasty virus that struck me down for 6 weeks. To bide away the time on the couch I made some mad dashes to my knitting machine to scramble up a mitten or two that I could then crochet on the couch! 99 more words

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"Mittens for kittens"

I had some gorgeous cream boucle’ and one ball of the softest pastel, varigated wool. Just enough to make a delicious pair of fingerless gloves and a matching scarf. 30 more words

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Shetland Yarn Delivery.

Some new yarn was delivered recently and I was excited to get the creative juices going and try out some different stitches and patterns.I also had a vibrant varigated cotton I wanted to use with it. 59 more words

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Not Your Mama's Poncho

Sometimes my brain decides I need a break from making, and everything that I started in the last month or so either fell at the first hurdle, or went wrong at every conceivable point until I put it away in frustration. 341 more words

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Machine Knitting Techniques: Intarsia

We covered a good range of basics during the machine knitting course, but I still have loads of techniques to learn. I’ve actually made myself a list of things I want to try, and am slowly working through it (you know, in between working full-time, knitting, salsa classes, blogging…) 258 more words

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A Rivage for Hannah

My sister Hannah has a birthday in April and lives in super hip Berlin.  She’s also a knitter (knits a mean top-down sock) and like me, she loves… 362 more words

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