Category Archives: Knitting related matters

Strokkur Love

Remember my Strokkur I finished a couple of weeks back? The details of my project can be found here and if you are interested in seeing a finished one, then pop into Be Inspired Fibres in Marchmont in the next … Continue reading

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Looking for a Man-Gift? Knit a Backstein!

I’ve made my first contribution to Ravelry! Like most of my knitting-friends, I spent endless hours perusing yarn patterns and dreaming about future projects. So I thought it’s time to give something back. It’s only a little neck-warmer, but I … Continue reading

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Which hand-knits are you wearing today?

Uh, it’s chilly out there this morning! But that means that I can wear my lovely hand-knit items without breaking into a sweat πŸ™‚ My Aestlight by Gudrun Johnston has become a favourite already This one was made with Jamieson’s … Continue reading

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No Parking

It’s the birthday of a good friend of mine today and I knitted her this: Julia Malle is a glass-artist who often incorporates maps in her work and gets the occasional parking ticket. Happy Birthday, Julez!

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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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Woolfest 2011

Just back from a trip down to Woolfest in Cockermouth with my knitting friends Rachel and Jackie. Wow, I will so go back next year! It took about 3 hours to get down there from Edinburgh, but is was worth … Continue reading

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De-stash

OK, so I have decided to get rid of some yarn. Amongst it, a collection of rather embarrassing items (what was I thinking when buying 2-ply kinked acrylic yarn with beady things in it?). So what am I going to … Continue reading

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