Category Archives: Knitting

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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Life Is A Party

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

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Pen and Paper

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

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Episode 107: Remake

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

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Red Death

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

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Groundhog Day

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

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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.

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