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Thinking Ahead

After a short break, my Batad is back on the go! 

I really adore the simplicity of this design, it’s great travel knitting…until you get to the welt seam.   176 more words


Stash Enhancement Round Up

I thought stash enhancement posts were perfect blog content…turns out, Cold Sheeping (aka going on a yarn diet) is not one of my special powers.   I add yarn to the stash so frequently, I’d never get any knitting posts in.   282 more words


I prepared.....or so I thought

Can we talk about this pillow working my last good nerve? Can we? Ok so you remember the Preparation post right? I was all proud because I followed the RULES and did the math because I was designing this pillow cover right? 500 more words


Long Weekend, Short Progress

Made a long weekend out of this weekend and thought I’d make plenty of progress in the knitting department, six hours of time spent in the car and I wasn’t driving!   89 more words


Edinburgh Yarn Festival


>>NB: This Wednesday I am really excited to be teaching a class about 2-colour cabling at the Wild and Woolly shop–there are only a couple of places left so please join us if you are London-ish!<< 354 more words

WIP Wednesday - More Short Rows!

Yesterday I decided to go off-pattern with my short rows.  I’m working modified short rows again today but this time I’m following the pattern!  I’m working my second… 118 more words


Knitting progress March 15

Well, it sure has been one tough month of February.

My work conditions have recently changed and I now come home much later due to a long commute which has had a pretty sad effect on my knitting. 149 more words