Category Archives: Knitting


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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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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Aidez Again

I’m sure you all remember the disaster that befell my first Aidez cardigan a couple of years ago. Well I’ve been meaning to replace it ever since, and finally got around to it this Autumn. ┬áThis time, I decided not … Continue reading

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Pigeon Feather

There are various things I’ve been knitting over the last few months which I’ve yet to show you, so I thought I’d start catching up on some of my finished projects. First up, another Featherweight Cardigan. This is a pattern … Continue reading

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Comfort Yarn

*clears throat. inhales cobweb. splutters. dusts off keyboard* This poor website has been rather neglected lately. I had grand plans to go to the lovely Pom Pom Quarterly’s Christmas party, and to do a podcast, and then I came down … Continue reading

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Back to Blogging

Since my time-wasting online activities are rather restricted this week, in a no doubt futile effort to avoid Breaking Bad spoilers (we’re only halfway through season 4) I thought it would be a good time to try and revive the … Continue reading

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As Hoxton’s still brushing confetti out of her hair, it falls to me to keep this blog going. Honestly, I have to do everything around here. However this does afford me the opportunity to sort the place out and give … Continue reading

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Black Death – the pattern

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

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