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Experimenting with steam bending

After falling in love with a virtual coat stand made from oak and copper, I’ve been having fun steam bending wood. It turned out to be a lot more straightforward than I’d expected. This is the result of my first … Continue reading

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Out of hibernation

In 2016 I went to the British Wool Show near York – it’s on again in August – and came home with two skeins of Araucania’s Botany Lace merino in mottled shades of orange. Despite the name, this isn’t a … Continue reading

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One sock, three false starts

I’m developing something of an obsession with knitting short-row patterns in self-striping yarn. I was looking for a sock pattern that would suit some dramatic grey/fuschia/purple/white yarn I bought in Germany and I thought I’d see what Knitty had to … Continue reading

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