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Fair Isle Fail

  Oh dear! This is my unloved, abandoned attempt to create a cute stranded hat from my Buachaille leftovers. Once again I made the fatal mistake of thinking of Fair Isle as a sort of colourwork alchemy where you can throw … Continue reading

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Seven Skeins

Back in September I signed up to Kate Davies’ Seven Skeins club, and could barely contain my excitement. Kate is a renowned connoisseur of all that’s woolly and home-grown, so when she announced her plans to launch her own yarn … Continue reading

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A Lush Knit

I’m a bit late to the party with this I know, but I’ve wanted to knit the Lush cardigan by Tin Can Knits for ages, and I’ve finally got round to it at last. If you’re a knitter then you’ve … Continue reading

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Lapsang

I’d set myself a deadline to finish this in time for Truck Festival last Friday and I just managed it! It looks better with shorts but I’m afraid modesty got the better of me here. Lapsang is a design by … Continue reading

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All In A Good Cause

Our latest issue features a charity campaign on behalf of the RNIB, (the Royal National Institute of Blind People), and it’s such a fun idea I couldn’t help but get involved. Free with this month’s mag is the yarn and … Continue reading

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Victory Sweater

Keen-eyed observers who saw my last post may have spotted a finished object which I haven’t yet mentioned. Yes, I finished my Victory Sweater in time to wear it proudly on Yarn Shop Day. (Actually I was very glad to wear … Continue reading

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A Great Day!

So, how was Yarn Shop Day for you? Did you visit your local LYS to take advantage of fantastic bargains? Did you pick up an amazing goody bag, or learn a new skill? Did you, perchance, grab a slice of … Continue reading

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