Category Archives: Knitting

Red Lounge Blanket: Swatches

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So I posted a little while ago about my latest project – the Red Lounge Blanket  Now I have to admit after I done some initial swatches for the blanket I really lost the motivation for this project for a little while. The first swatch I did was quite successful, this played around with a few different stitches in the… Read more »

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Red Lounge Blanket: new knitting project

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This is the introduction of another knitting project for Nikki. I’m currently in the process of writing up my thesis for my PhD so I am spending most of my days sat in my desk infront of my computer screens. Although it is all optimised for use it’s still a lot of screentime, so Pippa suggested I start a knitting… Read more »

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My first ravelry project: Completed

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So I blogged a little while about My first Ravelry project – where I was making a squishy Fisherman’s rib scarf for my dance partner. Well now I have completed it! It has been bundled up and given to him, complete with exclaims of ‘it’s so squishy’. I think it’s safe to safe it was quite well received, which is a relief…. Read more »

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My first Ravelry project

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I have used the ravelry website a few times, to look for inspiration for projects but I have never actually made something with a project on there, until now… This project isn’t complete yet, just over the halfway mark now actually, but I probably won’t post any photos of it on here until it is done, in case the recipient… Read more »

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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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