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The countdown has begun

    Candles are knitted (over 100 according to our amazing candle-count-o-meter), cake sides and tops finished, swags, bows and rosettes ready to go and tonight is the start of the assembling. That is a lot of sore fingers sewing together an amazingly large amount of knitted cake. Full credit to all the outcasts and […]

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I may be a little bit daunted

So when I thought of this project there didn’t seem to be much happening, then suddenly there was a month of festivals, other projects happening and now a week from today I will be in Jacksons, hopefully with an almost finished cake. A work in progress This is where it is up to now: One […]

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Knit Nation 2010

  All back now from the excitement that was Knit Nation 2010 and there was much excitement. Without too much info there were : screaming stampeding knitters heading for the Wollmeise stand, (slightly terrifying) smell of lovely sheepy things (it is a good smell, I promise) a delight of people wearing handknits fun and laughter […]

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scarey shop window 2

scarey shop window 2

scarey shop window 2, originally uploaded by alabamawhirly.   This shop, the infamous Jacksons is an absolute must for a visit, don't expect background music, modern technology or trendy sales assistants but do expect strange odd things that you did not know you even needed to buy and then a few pounds later, there they […]

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