Monthly Archives: July 2011

Summer-Knitting

Just started “Pogona” by Stephen West. I love his geometrical designs, they are great to show off nicely dyed yarns. The patterns he publishes are also not frilly, just the thing for the tom-boy-knitter!

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In the Garden – bliss

Who says we never have good weather in Scotland? Having a tranquil afternoon with my Damson in the sun-trap garden.

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The yarn parent

Ok, I read that dyeing your own yarn makes you feel different about the projects you use it with, but thatโ€™s an understatement! I love those skeins. I want to squeeze and sniff them and make sure no bad pattern … Continue reading

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The start of a new love affair

OK, so I spent months reading up on yarn dying, ruined kitchen implements and clothes with food-colours and cut up countless unloved yarn left overs, but last Friday it was finally time to experiment for real. My stash of un-dyed … Continue reading

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