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Diversion socks

I am making progress with the Diversion short-row socks, after the false starts of last weekend. I’ve gone down a needle size as I approach the ankle and will probably reduce by another 0.25mm for the foot because the sock … Continue reading

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The gentle art of whittling

I don’t normally post about my dear husband’s crafting efforts rather than my own, but I have something I need to share. He has taken up whittling wood and wanted suggestions for what to make as his first project. “How … Continue reading

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Baby stuff and an amethyst shawl pin

Boy bib I’ve had a lot of work to do this week, including a trip to Wales and a few sessions on the laptop this weekend. It hasn’t left a lot of time for crafting, but I did manage to … Continue reading

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Nanook revealed

The big reveal Despite my worst fears, an iron and a damp cloth were all that was needed to stop the stocking stitch (stockinette) back of this cardigan from rolling. I was convinced I was going to have to pull … Continue reading

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Mini hats, ducks and a shawl pin from an old iron and electrical cable

Stash-busting knitting For the last few years, I’ve knitted miniature woolly hats in August and September to support Age UK’s fundraising with Innocent, makers of fruit smoothies. I’m happy to say that the Big Knit is happening again this year. … Continue reading

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