Category Archives: Knitting & Crochet

Looking Forward

The final day of Knitting & Crochet Blog Week is about looking forward to the year ahead. There are two things I want to do over the next year. One is to keep blogging regularly. I’ve enjoyed Knitting & Crochet … Continue reading

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A Tool to Covet

Today, the blog post theme is a favourite crafting tool. I’ve decided to pick two things that I like in different ways. First up, I really like my Knit Pro Symfonie double pointed needles. They’re good looking, but the reason … Continue reading

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Something a Bit Different

For today’s Knitting & Crochet Blog Week challenge, the theme is “Something a Bit Different.” Since my blog is normally very personal, I thought I’d challenge myself by getting someone else involved. I asked my lovely friend Kate if she’d … Continue reading

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Colour Review

For day 4 of Knitting & Crochet blog week, the topic is colour. I have a definite tendency towards darker colours in clothes, mostly blues, greys and blacks. I think my knitting tends to follow the same trend. However, I … Continue reading

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Knitting Data

Day three of Knitting & Crochet Blog Week is about infographics. These are the fancy graphs that newspapers and TV broadcasters use to show numbers and statistics. Have you heard the phrase; “Lies, damned lies and statistics”? I generally think … Continue reading

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Monkey

It’s day two of Knitting & Crochet Blog Week, that means it’s time to conjure up a monkey-inspired project. A quick search on Ravelry shows there are 1093 patterns that are named or tagged with “Monkey”. That’s quite a lot. … Continue reading

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Knitting Style

Happy Knitting & Crochet Blog Week! If you already follow knitting blogs, you may know about the fourth annual Knitting & Crochet Blog Week organised by Eskimimi. If not, feel free to go read about it, I’ll wait here for … Continue reading

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Baking and Knitting

As much as adventures to London are fun, sometimes it’s nice to stay at home to bake, knit and drink copious amounts of tea. In the Guardian yesterday I saw the honey recipes and couldn’t resist. The madeleines intrigued me … Continue reading

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Odd Mittens

One of my favourite parts about moving to a new city (Bristol) is that I am now only 10 minutes from my local yarn shop (Get Knitted). Not only that, but it is a really good yarn shop and has … Continue reading

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Woolfest 2012

At the weekend I went to my first ever Woolfest. I’ve been meaning to visit since I got into knitting a few years back but work gets busy in June. My parents agreed to come with me and we met … Continue reading

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