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Me-Made-May, Pledge and week 1

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a few rows of pale blue darning on a dark blue thermal sock, resting on the head of a polar bear teddy from IKEA

So somehow May has arrived already, personally I am finding that this lockdown is going so quickly which is totally not what I was expecting from being forced to stay at home. I think it is probably becuase there is less to delinate the days and separate them from one another. Now May has arrived so has Me-Made-May and I… Read more »

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Autumn Plans – Pippa

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Aran Pullover Sleeve

So now that I am starting to get back into the hibernating/craftathon stage of the year (Ie Autumn/winter) I am starting to plan out the things that I want to make. Some for me and some for presents for Christmas, yes I said that word, because if I want to make everything again this year I need to start soon!Here… Read more »

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Use Nine 2019 – Pippa

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Well, it looks like February might be the month I return to blogging and hopefully I manage to keep it up throughout the year. Part of my problem in the main part of the year is that I don’t like WordPress’s mobile app at all and I have issues uploading images to it as well! And I just don’t have… Read more »

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Make Nine 2019 – Pippa

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Pippa's Make Nine grid

Despite publishing my #MakeNine list on Instagram I never got round to putting anything up here and have generally been very lax about writing blog posts lately. It seems that I have been struggling for motivation for both creating content for the blog and for creating in general. Since finishing sewing Christmas presents I have sewn the sum total of… Read more »

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Nerly Hat – Finished Object

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So this month I did my first test knitting for a knitwear designer and tested a cable knit hat, in fingering weight wool. Looking back on it I probably should have just stuck to pre-planned Christmas Knitting but this is probably going into the Emergency Christmas Presents box. Which just seems to contain knitted things at the moment! This hat… Read more »

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Planning a Knitted Vest

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In an oddly organised turn of events, I am already planning a Christmas make. Admittedly it is quite a complicated one so I thought I should sink my teeth into it. That and Shelia inspired me to start on the Christmas makes already. I am planning a fair isle knit vest for my Uncle so hit Ravelry for some inspiration:… Read more »

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Pippa’s Make Nine Update

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Now that I’m back from sailing the whole time I am thinking about what I want to sew, so I have had a look at my progress on my #makenine plans. So far I have managed to finish my blanket and my Sasha trousers (minus hemming them) and started on a nice floaty blouse for me. I am switching out… Read more »

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Summer of Basics – Jumper – Planning

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For my summer of basics, I have planned to knit a summer Jumper, based loosely on the one that I bought last year for Spikes Funeral because I didn’t own anything thing that was yellow enough for the day. I have worn this jumper loads since then as it is very easy to throw over anything that I am wearing… Read more »

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