Category Archives: Knitting

Mrs Lear mitts

As I mentioned earlier, I have two patterns in the new Defarge Does Shakespeare book that’s coming out soon (digital copy out tomorrow, March 27th, print version ships two weeks later). I’m the kind of person who likes clothes, accessories … Continue reading

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It’s coming!

Finally! So excited. The next Defarge book – Defarge Does Shakespeare – will be out this Friday, March 27th. I have two patterns in it, a scarf and a pair of fingerless mitts, both based on King Lear. But I want to give … Continue reading

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More wedding chat

I’ve made a decent dent into my wedding shawl knitting. I’ve got to the lace sections now and even though I have three pages of charts (because there are three different lace patterns) to follow if I need them, I … Continue reading

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Home home home!

Home again. Christmas is over. We went to O’s parents’ place for four nights. Already done two loads of laundry today. Need to get the cigarette smoke smell out. Also, their shower wasn’t working so washing my hair was no … Continue reading

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Bits’n'bobs

Gosh it’s been awhile hasn’t it? Well, I’ve got a few bits of news to share. Numero uno: I have a job! I’m in Accounts at a major solicitors firm over here. It’s a temp job through an agency, but … Continue reading

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No time to blog

Working 9-5 + Christmas knitting to be done = no time to blog. Will be back once insanity has let up a bit.

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Sip’n'Stitch

I just got my first Sip’n’Stitch package. It’s awesome. Love the yarn (Luxe base: 75/25 sw merino/tussah silk)! The color will most likely grow on me. I’m not usually a fan of browns, but the gold in this is just … Continue reading

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