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stash knitting a baby sweater

Stash Knitting = Baby Knitting

Follow my blog with Bloglovin The last few months have been all about stash knitting. I've got a freelance gig,…
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Opal Sock Yarn in Starry Night

Starry Night Socks for Valentine’s Day

One of the supreme advantages of loving a knitter is the handknit socks. Or so I like to tell myself.…
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Wearing a lace wedding shawl

Amazing Lace Part 2: My Knitted Wedding Shawl

Like a sweater, or a pair of socks, a Really Fancy Knitted Wedding Shawl is a Knitting Achievement. Like passing a…
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Grettir men's lopi sweater patterns

My Favourite Men’s Lopi Sweater Patterns

Even if you're not planning to knit one, men's lopi sweater patterns make for some nice viewing. Handsome knitwear models…
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pussyhat project in the round modification

The Pussyhat Project (and in-the-round pattern variation!)

Scroll down for in-the-round pattern variation of the original Pussyhat Project hat at the end of this blog post!  The Pussyhat…
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knitting and drinking in the sun!

London > Auckland > Geneva: Packing for Holiday Knitting and Crochet

Here's a nightmare scenario: you're sipping a cocktail on a beautiful beach... but you don't have any knitting! Packing for…
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A knitted gift all wrapped and ready to go

Getting Christmas Crafting Under Control (With a lot of Knitting!)

The Christmas Crafting pile is more in hand than my last update. I was feeling quite panicky about the amount…
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Grant wearing the hat I knit

The Story of Knitting a Hat

One really lovely thing about instagram is how the pictures tell a story. This is the story of knitting a hat…
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cascade 220 superwash wool

Hunting for the Perfect Cabled Beanie Pattern

Surprise - a friend is coming to visit for his birthday. So I'm on the hunt for the perfect cabled…
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A hat which looks like a bunny on polka dot gift wrap. Baby hats are great Last minute knitted gift ideas

Very Last Minute Knitted Gifts

I'm not talking last minute knitted gifts like, "Oh I should make something for that birthday next week." Really last…
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Being cute in the cutest cloche hat pattern

Is this the Cutest Cloche Hat Pattern Ever?

Okay, how adorable does this hat look? I think Regina might be the cutest cloche hat pattern.  Excuse the face I'm…
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Completed handknit socks

How to Knit Toe Up Socks

I think that every knitter should know how to knit toe up socks. I'm biased: I learned how to knit…
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