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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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Too wide a stripe

Despite the fact that I posted a pic of this nearly-finished pair of socks last week, I only noticed when I reached the ribbing a couple of days later that the stripes weren’t matching in the upper half of the … Continue reading

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Socks and cushions

I’ve made the first of the cushion covers with herringbone-stitch fronts. The pattern was Fisherman’s Pillow and the yarn a super-chunky from Hobbycraft called Group Hug which is no longer available. I’m not entirely happy with this cover, because the … Continue reading

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Spring socks

My dear husband has worn through a pair of his favourite socks and asked me if I’d knit him a pair like them. He’s never wanted hand-made socks before, despite my many offers in the last few years when I … Continue reading

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