Category Archives: Knitting

Sunday Sevens #28

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​Ooh shocking this weeks Sunday Sevens  post is a Sunday! I am linking up with Natalie to show what my week has been like.  This one just sneaks in there. Last Sunday we drove up to Buxton with the motor home and a hire van. As is normal with our family we drove up late at night, what is less normal though is spending… Read more »

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Mis-Interpreted Deadlines – Outfit Along 2016

So I had thought the deadline for 2016’s outfit along was today and I am still working on the second front for my cardigan. Despite working on the cardigan in many odd places I just didn’t have enough days this month where knitting was possible.  It turns out I have an extra month to finish the cardigan. Woop. Lots of… Read more »

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Blue Brioche Cowl

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I decided to make a cowl to match my headband. I have been wanting to make one in brioche stitch with a variegated yarn and see what happened, or even possibly two variegated yarns… I used King Cole, Merino Blend DK in Petrol (926), and James C Brett Marble Chunky MC52 I cast on 90 stitches in the plain blue… Read more »

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#StitchingSanta Knitting Version

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#Stitching Santa Knitting

In addition to the Sewing Stitching Santa I also entered the Knitting one, and I’m glad I did because making things for Becki at Dartmoor Yarns was such fun, I loved looking through her blog and finding a new blog to follow 🙂 I had a great time opening the present that I received for my knitting parcel, the outside… Read more »

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Progress

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This week I have been working on a few projects, mostly a knitted head band for me and a dress (also for me) for a ball I have on Saturday. I also have to modify some of the team dresses… The dress I am making is based loosly on the BHL Anna Dress but instead of pleats it has gathers… Read more »

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Slow Fashion October – You

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In true Pippa style I am a little late to the Slow Fashion Party… But I have been getting on with some things in line with the Ideals of Slow Fashion but now I’m going to knuckle down and put down in words my ideas about what slow fashion means to me.  So Slow Fashion October was created with the… Read more »

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Knitted Jumper – Upcycled 3 ways. Part II – Cowl

Part two of the Knitted Jumper Up-cycling. A very simple one today, A Cowl: From this: To this: This upcyling is a very simple one since the jumper that I bought had a cowl neck on it anyway. It is just a case of separating it from the body of the jumper and finishing the edges. Find where the cowl… Read more »

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