Monthly Archives: January 2012


I’m a stripe-junky. I love them! I can’t get enough of them. Vertical. Horizontal. Diagonal. LOVE THEM! I’ve been madly in love with Veera Valimaki’s Stripe Study Shawl for a long time (I’ve even made one before, but I gifted … Continue reading

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Bad pairings….

It is no secret that I love fish and chips. In a slightly obsessive way some may say. I am also very partial to Marmalade (in particular my Mum’s homemade variety!). However, although I confess I haven’t tried them in … Continue reading

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Star crossed

The Star-Crossed Slouchy Beret is an insanely popular pattern. As of today, there are 9,541 projects on Ravelry. It is knit on big needles and there is no purling aside from the brim so it goes fast! I cast this … Continue reading

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Some fish hats are smaller than others….

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Today’s blog post is brought to you by the letter F! I know better. I’ve been knitting for 20 years.  I know not to tempt the Knitting Fates. They are busy ladies and have millions of knitters to look after. … Continue reading

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This is the first of the two big-pointers that I had on the needles, I can’t believe it’s finally done! I cast on last June, in a pedalo on a sunny lake. Finally finished yesterday, getting up early to finish … Continue reading

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hats, hats, hats

Mindless knitting I promised my sister that I would make her some hats. They aren’t very difficult, great for knitting while watching hockey or on the phone with my many family members.   They are just basic hats (one slouchy, … Continue reading

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