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4KCBWDAY4 – Colour Review

4KCBWDAY4 – Colour Review

4KCBWDAY4 Colour ReviewWhat are your favourite colours for knitted or crocheted projects. Have a think about what colours you seem to favour when yarn shopping and crafting. Only after writing this part of your post should you then actually look to see what colours you […]

4th Annual Knitting & Crochet Blog Week 2013

4th Annual Knitting & Crochet Blog Week 2013

The dates for this year’s Knitting and Crochet Blog week will be April 22nd – 28th. This year will concentrate on simplicity and ideas, and taking part will be easier than ever before.¬†Details will be announced on this blog over the course of the following […]

Do You Block Socks?

Do You Block Socks?

I block socks as a matter of practice. Firstly, I think it is a good idea not to lave them wet and crumpled to dry slowly, but would rather get the air circulated around the shaped fabric to dry quickly and efficiently. Also, they pack […]

Revisited Knits

Revisited Knits

I only have one pair of mittens, so they get almost constant use during the autumn and winter and are invaluable when the big freeze has settled in as it has now in the UK. I designed and knit these Flutter Butterfly Mittens in August […]

Two Christmas Stockings In Print

Two Christmas Stockings In Print

Last week a copy of the 10th issue of Simply Knitting arrived through my door and I finally got to see the pictures and layouts of my two designs in the accompanying Hand Knit Christmas book. I was pleasantly surprised by the quality of the […]

3KCBWDAY6 – Improving Your Skill Set

3KCBWDAY6 – Improving Your Skill Set

3KCBWDAY6 – Improving Your Skill Set How far down the road to learning your craft do you believe yourself to be? Are you comfortable with what you know or are you always striving to learn new skills and add to your knowledge base? Take a […]