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Stashdown 2014?

So trying to get myself back to blogging. I took a bit of a hiatus when I joined Ravelry; then I took a hiatus from Ravelry and even knitting (!) about halfway through 2013. I think one knitted article a … Continue reading

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The yarn for this scarf had been hibernating in my stash for at least 2 years.  It was one of those yarns that looks delectable in the skein – a super soft, chunky thick and thin handspun – but knitting … Continue reading

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The Politically Correct Baby Jacket

My good friend Jackie is having a baby in May and very unusually for this day and age has elected to not find out the gender of the bub to be. So any gifts have to be gender-neutral. This jacket … Continue reading

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Washing away the knitting blues

When I lose my knitting mojo; when I just can’t finish or get going on a knitting project, I find knitting a dishcloth is a satisfying stop-gap measure.  Dishcloths are (generally) a fast, easy knit that provides instant gratification. They quickly … Continue reading

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Stealth arrival

The stealth needles have arrived and I am currently getting over the stress of having paid $32 for five slivers of carbon fibre.  It’s unbreakable carbon fibre, ok? I cast on a sock on the weekend and although I am … Continue reading

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While waiting for the stealth needles to arrive I decided to start on another shawl.  This time using some Wollmeise 100% merino that I picked up in a destash. Wollmeise has something of a cult following amongst sock knitters for its deep colours … Continue reading

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Well so much for the sock stash…

I just snapped my Harmony circular needle while attempting my first sock of the year. I bit the bullet and ordered these. Let’s see if the needles made out of the same carbon fibre composite as the skin of the … Continue reading

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