Tag Archives: Saint Remy

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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Black leading a fireplace

The weather has been quite wet this week. Thankfully, we avoided the flooding that cut off villages and washed away roads and at least one bridge in dales to the north of here, and we haven’t been evacuated like the … Continue reading

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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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Winter knitting

I’ve put my orangey Saint Rémy sweater to one side for now, as it’s really not the weather for wearing a lightweight jumper.  I’ll pick it up again in a couple of months’ time, then it will be finished in … Continue reading

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I went mad in Harrogate

Harrogate isn’t the sort of place to go mad, normally.  It’s a spa town with a reputation for being quite posh and a bit twee.  But once a year when thousands of women descend on the conference centre for the … Continue reading

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