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A Knitter for All Seasons

I mainly knit accessories. This is because: 1.       Although I love the process of knitting I don’t have the patience for bigger projects 2.       I’m nervous of spending lots of time and money on something that doesn’t fit 3.       I can … Continue reading

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Knitting Heroes: my Granny

For day 3 of the Knitting and Crochet Blog Week the topic was to write about a knitting or crochet hero. As soon as I saw this topic I had no doubts who I would write about: my Granny. She taught … Continue reading

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Fibre stash

My boyfriend borrowed my camera to take to work this morning so I was forced to be slightly more creative than I had planned. Experimenting with the Photo Booth app on my iPad I came up with these two pictures … Continue reading

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Green is the word…

If you’d have asked me what my favourite colour was before I got involved in spinning and, to a lesser extent, knitting I could have confidently told you it was purple. I wouldn’t have defined the shade and although I … Continue reading

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Photo project 366 – days 12 to 22

Rowan Number 51 has arrived! 12/366 I’m certainly more of an autumn/winter girl than a spring/summer one but there’s some great projects in this one. North Greenwich 13/366 I went to watch the International Trampoline Competition at the North Greenwich … Continue reading

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Photo project 366 – days 7-11

Me and my Singer 7/366 I’ve had this sewing machine for a while but not really got to grips with it. Today I realised that I’d been threading it wrong and once I’d sorted that out everything was so much … Continue reading

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Photo project 366 – day 6

Barry Flanagan@Tate Britain 6/366 We went to Tate Britain today and the photo I chose to use was one of Barry Flanagan’s bronze hares. I could have spent ages photographing this but I think this was just a quick snap.

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