Category Archives: knitting

This year’s Harrogate show

I went to the Harrogate Knitting and Stitching Show last week, as I do most years. I love looking at the exhibitions of craft work and this Legend of the Willow Pattern quilt was the star of the show in … Continue reading

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Socks and bells

The latest pair of socks is done. They make a nice ‘mix and match’ pair with the pair I knitted a few months ago. I was in Skipton the other day and popped in to the shop in where I … Continue reading

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3 items in wood

This week I’ve made a little chalkboard which I’m quite pleased with. The chalkboard itself is just an offcut of plywood painted with two coats of blackboard paint, and I made the frame from yet more offcuts of engineered oak … Continue reading

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Knitted Christmas decorations

It’s far too early to be thinking about Christmas, but I want to get ahead of myself. I still remember three years ago when a bunch of relatives all dropped hints, very late in the day, that they’d appreciate (variously) … Continue reading

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Blanket rectangles

I’ve run out of things to knit for myself, friends or family. I’m filling the void with charity projects, starting with blanket squares. Actually, they’re blanket rectangles. I’m knitting my way through one ball of yarn at a time, which … Continue reading

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Saint Rémy sweater revealed

This week I finished a jumper that I cast on nearly three years ago, a modified version of the Saint Rémy design that appeared in Knitty in 2015. My knitting projects don’t usually hang around that long, but I lost … Continue reading

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