Monthly Archives: November 2017

The long and short of it – mystery solved

My first Alan Dart project Alan Dart holds a god-like status amongst some knitters, on account of his many patterns for soft toys. In particular he designs detailed figures based on the human form. I’m not really sure that the … Continue reading

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Finished scarf, matching mitts and a mystery project

The jagged-edge scarf is off the blocking board and I’ve had chance to take some Ta Dah! photos. I love it, I just wish it was mine. Before I send it off to the friend it’s promised to, I’m making … Continue reading

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Luxury scarf

I’ve been knitting a scarf in a Coastal Colours alpaca/silk/cashmere blend using a Wenselydale Longwools Sheep Shop pattern called simply Wensleydale 4-ply Scarf. It’s finished and currently in the process of being blocked. I’m blocking it quite hard because the … Continue reading

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Quilted covers

For once I’ve achieved what I was planning to do last week and made a quilted cafetiere cover. In fact I made two because one of my pieces of Skopos quilted furnishing cotton was exactly twice as big as required. … Continue reading

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