Category Archives: knitting

Coronavirus crafting

What a strange couple of days this has been. Since the government changed its coronavirus advice yesterday morning, virtually everything that happens locally has been cancelled. All types of meeting from the Parish Council to the Rotary Club, as well … Continue reading

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Knitting with wire

Someone I know came back from a trip to South America recently with a pair of earrings made from knitted wire. Now I’ve seen examples of wire knitting before, done using a “French knitting” tool of the type we all … Continue reading

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The finished tank

I finished the tank top I was knitting this week. After two washes to remove the lanolin still in the yarn and three or so decades of dirt – I can’t remember exactly when I bought this yarn, but I … Continue reading

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Blowy weather

For the third weekend in a row we’ve been buffeted by strong winds. There’s been a lot of rain too and several local bridges and roads were closed on Saturday as a result of floods or dangerously high river levels. … Continue reading

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2019 review

January/February is the time of year when we look back on what we achieved the previous year. In January 2019 I set myself a list of crafting aims to achieve. Needless to say, I haven’t even managed half of them. … Continue reading

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Musings on Orenburg lace

Today is the third consecutive day of wind speeds over 45mph and I am heartily sick of it. It has also poured with rain for much of that time, but today we have sleet and snow for a change. None … Continue reading

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