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stripes, spots and stags

  As promised here are images of things that I have been making. Firstly, updating the Snooks Pattern – I loved knitting this the first time around and I wanted to improve it (also because the lovely KurlyKnits is redoing all the pattern layouts) it seemed the perfect time to add any amendents – so now we […]

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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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IKnit, mitten kits and sock blockers

IKnit, mitten kits and sock blockers

I had a fantastic time at Iknit with the SQueen, Kiknits and the rest of the Outcasts. We had a really early start in a car laden down with yarn, I was also carrying the 90 letters that the Outcasts had been putting together for the Poetry Society, plus samples (knit ones) and a big […]

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Noah, Joseph, Oliver and Alfredo

Noah, Joseph, Oliver and Alfredo

This has been a week of events and treats and delights – I thought spending my birthday at my favourite place was going to be the highlight of the month but the past week has been full of inspiring delights. I continued working at my favourite place, creating sculptures with the children. I have over […]

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lovely suprises in the post

lovely suprises in the post

Not everything was a surprise completely, I was expecting the Ysolda yarn from Old Maiden Aunt but the colour was even more satisfying in the flesh. On the screen it had looked more grey but in real life it is a blue/green/grey so that was surprise no 1. Surprise 2&3 came in a package together, […]

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making new things and trying to get an 8 day week

making new things and trying to get an 8 day week

Ever since I saw the yarn club that Skeinqueen made based on the TV series Pushing Daisies I have coveted the colours. I have already made socks for my Darling Aunt from the Darling Aunt yarn. Kiknits and I had been round SQ headquarters helping prep for the Socktopus show when I spotted a new […]

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