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New Project Preparation

New Project Preparation

How far ahead of time do you start to mentally prepare for a new project? I was having a think about how I come to start and develop an idea or longing for a new project, and realised that ideas can sit around in my […]

Knit Your Best

Knit Your Best

Recently I have been asked in a couple of interviews and blog pieces what my tips to other knitters and crafters would be. I often think that the most important thing is to keep on learning, and never decide that your skill set is complete […]

Knitting and Creativity

Knitting and Creativity

This past weekend the nip in the air and a general feeling of tiredness and a need for something comforting meant there was nothing I wanted to do more than curl up on the sofa with some knitting. I had a rummage through the yarn […]

Charting Your Progress

Charting Your Progress

Whilst the poll has by no mean run its course yet, the first few hours of voting have produced what I think are some very interesting results. As the vote stands (though it may well have changed by the time you are reading this), there […]

WIP: Sea Glass Lace Scarf, With Poll

WIP: Sea Glass Lace Scarf, With Poll

Many knitters will be familiar with feeling like they didn’t mean to cast on another project, and that it ‘just sort of happened’. This problem can lead to yet another beautiful Work In Progress foisted upon them by powers outside of their control, commanded by the […]

And The Results Are In – What Did The Survey Tell Us?

And The Results Are In – What Did The Survey Tell Us?

Firstly, I wanted to say thankyou to everybody who took the time to take the survey – hopefully it wasn’t too harrowing recalling those repressed memories times when you naively approached a quaint looking yarn store, looking for a crochet hook… There were 704 responses […]