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Author Archives: Hoxton
I have just published my Black Death shawl pattern as a free Ravelry download! I am quite giddy with excitement. Thank you to everyone who left encouraging comments, I hope it doesn’t disappoint. As it’s my very first pattern it’s … Continue reading
So, I am half way through a month of happy celebrations – a wedding bonanza, as I like to think of it – where I am at a wedding or a hen party every weekend. If you’re wondering where the … Continue reading
It’s National Stationery Week – no I don’t know why either, but I have something of an obsession with notebooks and stationery in general, so I’m happy to join in. New stationery brings the promise of so much – artistic … Continue reading
This week we’re taking the advice of movie moguls and launching remakes of old knitwear as all new epic blockbusters. Or something like that. Plus there’s my trip to York, an update on my first pattern, a cardigan to help … Continue reading
I’ve knitted up another version of my Black Death shawl, so that I could make notes as I went and write up the pattern. This time I used Malabrigo Rios, in a gorgeous red and pink shade called Jupiter. I … Continue reading
Like the scenario of what is arguably the best film ever, we appear to be trapped in a neverending Winter. At this very moment, it is attempting to snow outside my window. Apparently last weekend was the coldest Easter Sunday … Continue reading
Some snaps from my trip to York a couple of weeks ago… (click to embiggen). Will tell you more (and of course discuss the yarn I brought back) on the next ep of the podcast.
I seem to be knitting the same simple patterns over and over so this week we’re looking at the joy of familiar favourites. Plus we catch up on what else I’ve been knitting lately; there’s a new yarn to tell … Continue reading
At last, it is DONE! This is the cardigan I promised my little brother about, oh, it must be several decades ago by now. And when I say little, I mean that he is younger than me, not smaller than … Continue reading
A few snaps on my phone and a quick play around with some filters for a brief tour of Peckham and East Dulwich.