Author Archives: Hoxton

Melting

My brain is a little fuggy these days, which is why another weekend has gone by without me photographing my recent knitwear FOs. But it’s not because I’m addled in my old(er) age, nor because of any illicit substances (the … Continue reading

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Dusting

Hello everyo- eughhh, snghkwlrchc! *sneezes violently, clears dust bunnies and tumbleweeds out of poor neglected blog* My goodness it’s been a while. Rather than offer explanations excuses, I’ll simply crack on and get back on the proverbial horse, in spite … Continue reading

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Moth Morgue

So, the Wool and Fencing room, as the spare room/dumping ground is known in our house, is currently something of a moth morgue. I attempted to count the little corpses and stopped when I got to 141. When I said … Continue reading

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Episode 114: Peak Beard

Yes it’s that time of year again when our senses are assaulted by the over-the-top wonder that is the Eurovision Song Contest. If you missed the live event last night, fear not, the Sheep and I are here to guide … Continue reading

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Episode 113: Sharknado

Yes it’s time for the Electric Sheep review of a film that needs no introduction (warning: contains spoilers). Plus there’s an update on what I’ve been knitting, some knitting plans for the future, and a very determined, rather confused, squirrel. … Continue reading

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Tea

I suppose there’s some part of my British DNA that creates a Pavlovian response to anything withe the word ‘tea’ in it, but nevertheless I was smitten with this pattern when it came out. Tea With Jam & Bread by … Continue reading

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Mr Hoxton

As many of you know, I have laughed in the face of the Boyfriend Sweater Curse, but now that I’m married it seemed only fair to provide some more knitwear for the Mr without the threat of bad mojo. He … Continue reading

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Pebble

You may remember I knitted a beast of a cardigan for my brother? Well, I had a few skeins of New Lanark DK yarn in Pebble leftover, and I had a hankering for a grey cardigan of my own. My … Continue reading

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Lacking in visual aides

I am trying to get my arse in gear and actually post something on a regular basis, in spite of the fact that my recent days seem to consist entirely of rain, commuter rage, and procrastination. But someone brought donuts … Continue reading

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Episode 112: Attack of the Panto

Just in time for the festivities, it’s the annual Electric Sheep Knitter’s Audio Christmas Pantomime! Grab your knitting and some eggnog and settle down for an extremely silly rendition of Snow White & The Seven Dwarves. If that’s not enough … Continue reading

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