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Mystery Blanket Club 2020: Abbreviations addendumIt has come to my attention that the abbreviation for place bead has been omitted from the Mystery Blanket patterns.

Debbie Abrahams Knitting Blog Shared .

A new thingI have a small thing to share with you. It has been a very long time in the development.

Emma Varnam's blog Shared .

A profusion of glorious musicSomething I've wanted to write about since I started editing my first online course, is the amazing music which I've used throughout the videos, all of which was created by one prolific, thoughtful and inventive musician: Rrrrrose /Loyalty Freak Music.

Knit Sonik Shared .

Episode 403 ~ In Which, Is That What You Meant?Show Notes: Intro - On the Needles - Dami - ~None C.C. - ~ Happy 9th Birthday Wyatt!

Geeky Girls Knit Shared .

Pattern Round UpBlack Elephant, CaMaRose, June 2020, Kelbourne Woolens, Mojave, Moya DK, Organic Summer Wool, Pattern Round Up, Pom Pom Quarterly, Posh Fingering, Qing, Uncommon Thread.

Yarn and Knitting Shared .

Free Pattern! Knitted Towels with Lace Pattern in Drops Cotton Light2012-2020 Wool Warehouse Direct Ltd. All Rights Reserved. Magento E-Commerce Website design by ReeCreate.

Wool Warehouse Shared .

TreitWorked at 24 stitches to 4 inches, It's quick, fun knit, producing a garment with a really light and airy feel...

Kate Davies Designs Shared .

Tot Le MatinSay hello to Loop's newest yarn! The wonderful Tôt Le Matin yarn is hand dyed by Lauriane in Normandy, France.

London Loop Knit Lounge Shared .
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Podcast 91Podcast - Watch on You Tube - Episode 91 Ravelry Group - Yarny chatter, giveaways, etc - Cherry Heart Ravelry Group Show Notes.

Cherry Heart Shared .

Letter to Alicia Re: WyethDear Alicia, Thank you for letting me test knit your incredible Wyeth Pullover. I needed this sweater, with it's addictive, textural arro...

My So- Called Handmade Life Shared .

Mystery Blanket Club 2020: post 6, JulyAnd as we make a start on the sixth set of patterns, you can see how the blanket is taking shape and probably anticipate what some of the remaining squares are going to be.

Debbie Abrahams Knitting Blog Shared .

Monthly Round Up June 2020We hope this post finds you safe and well. After an extremely busy few months, we're so excited to be back with a new Monthly Round Up!

Wool Warehouse Shared .

Stitch With Me ~ Episode 12Pusheen Kitty #3 # ~Support the Podcast, Become A Patron ~Want another way to help support our podcast?

Geeky Girls Knit Shared .

Buying and Downloading PatternsI dont know if it still counts as news, but about two weeks ago now, Ravelry rolled out a brand new website design.

Cherry Heart Shared .

Episode 402 ~ In Which I Was Just Saying CatShow Notes: Intro - On the Needles - Dami - ~None C.C. - ~ Happy 9th Birthday Wyatt!

Geeky Girls Knit Shared .

Completed ProjectAs soon as I came across Snefnug I knew it was going to be pretty special.

Yarn and Knitting Shared .

Blog1 x 70.9g ball of shade 00026 Light Blue.

Wool Warehouse Shared .

Minae Perhonen at LoopWe are so incredibly excited to show you the selection of brooches, buttons and fabric remnants from Minä Perhonen that Loop now has available!

London Loop Knit Lounge Shared .

Comfort KnittingThere's nothing like being halfway through a simple project to make me want to knit something complicated, and there's nothing like swearing my way through designing a complicated skirt to make me want to create something really simple.

The Twisted Yarn Shared .

How knitting became the new normal between shows on the BBCWe were very excited when the BBC introduced their new social distancing "idents" for BBC1 - that's the little videos that pop up before programmes - a group of knitters started appearing regularly on our screens.

UK Hand Knitting Shared .

A Work-In-Progress Approach to Podcast MakingAt the beginning of this year, I was thinking a lot about the importance of being where you are and really sitting with things, even when you experience discomfort.

Close Knit Shared .

The Ravelry UI and Clicking Links on Posts HereI'm absolutely not jumping on the bandwagon of tearing them down - Ravelry had their own reasons for creating the new interface and launching it as they did and its for them to deal with that feedback and with these issues as they are reported and I suspect that won't happen as quickly as the new interface went up, but I am confident it will...

Knit British Shared .

KNITSONIK Bullet Journaling: now open for enrolment » KNITSONIKHello, I'm sorry - I didn't mean to disappear just then. I don't know how it's been for you but for me time has taken on a strange dimension and the days here have bee...

Knit Sonik Shared .

Stitch With Me ~ Episode 11Pusheen Kitty #3 # ~Support the Podcast, Become A Patron ~Want another way to help support our podcast?

Geeky Girls Knit Shared .

Pattern Updates: Knit Now 113All Knit Now patterns undergo a rigorous series of checks before publication, but sometimes small errors do slip through.

Knit Now Magazine Shared .

Episode 401 ~ In Which I No Wanna Hewp You!Show Notes: Intro - On the Needles - Dami - ~None C.C. - ~ Noah's 2020 Birthday Socks on US1.5 , See project page for c...

Geeky Girls Knit Shared .
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Crazy Daisy CushionHow are you at the moment? Are you finding that your crafty life is actually more of a life-line than it has ever been?

Emma Varnam's blog Shared .

Melted Baby Suri in StitchesWith its brushed handle and one-of-a-kind palette Melted Baby Suri is guaranteed to give any project the wow factor we love so much in our me-made clothing.

Yarn and Knitting Shared .

BeamerA shawl for midsummer! A shawl red as a June strawberry, light as an evening breeze!

Kate Davies Designs Shared .

Beautiful natural dyes + a great giveaway!This week we're so excited to tell you all about the naturally dyed yarns we stock at Loop!

London Loop Knit Lounge Shared .

Alternate EndingLeading up to my birthday this year, I was a little bummed. While I don't usually work on my birthday, this year I was supposed to be at the Strung Along Retreat with my dear friends Debbi and Judith, and a hoard of knitters I adore.

Yarn Alot Shared .

Stitch With Me ~ Episode 10Pusheen Kitty #3 # ~Support the Podcast, Become A Patron ~Want another way to help support our podcast?

Geeky Girls Knit Shared .

Material History: Making A Cotton ShirtI thought I'd share my latest makes with you before I continue with quite a serious topic.

Karie Bookish Dot Net Shared .

Yarn shop etiquette in the new normalThe easing of lockdown regulations means that yarn shops in England and Northern Ireland are now able to reopen and shops are getting ready to open in Wales and Scotland once permission is given.

UK Hand Knitting Shared .

Mystery Cushion Club 2020: post 1, JuneAnd first of all I would like to say how delighted I am that you are joining me on this brand new knitting adventure.

Debbie Abrahams Knitting Blog Shared .

The Twisted FutureI drafted this post before anti-racist protests in the USA and then here in the UK unfolded.

The Twisted Yarn Shared .

Episode 400 ~ In Which It's Our 400th Episode! ! ! !Show Notes: Intro - On the Needles - Dami - ~None C.C. - ~ Noah's 2020 Birthday Socks on US1.5 , See project page for c...

Geeky Girls Knit Shared .

CH 298: More yarn-choosing hints for the Stillness MKALAlongside an eclectic yarn range, which includes Hazel Knits, Icelandic Lopi and CoopKnits, we stock a carefully chosen selection of needles and notions.

Curious Handmade Shared .

Podcast 90Episode 90 Ravelry Group - Yarny chatter, giveaways, etc - Cherry Heart Ravelry Group Show Notes.

Cherry Heart Shared .

Join our virtual yarn shop treasure hunt to dig up some yarnie prizesTo celebrate many yarn shops preparing to reopen, UK Hand Knitting has launched a treasure hunt to help knitters and crocheters re-discover their local store.

UK Hand Knitting Shared .

Summer KnitsWith summer finally here, we're turning our needles towards summer knitting projects. We have a round up of some of our favourite tops, cardigans, shawls and bags here, with yarn suggestions for you too!

London Loop Knit Lounge Shared .

We Are Reopening!We can't wait to welcome you back to our shop in Brighton but firstly, we would like to say a huge thank you for supporting us through the last few months.

Yarn and Knitting Shared .

Sunbeam SquaresMy goodness, I havent been on Blogger for a few weeks, but it seems to have.

Cherry Heart Shared .

Seasonally Appropriate-ishNow that I hang this finished thing in the back garden to show it to you, I can see that I was wrong about it.

Yarn Alot Shared .

Little Cotton Rabbits: Choosing Yarns for the Little Cotton Rabbit Patterns,One of the challenges of writing a knitting pattern is that yarn manufacturers are constantly changing their collections - developing new yarns, discontinuing others and creating new colourways in existing yarns.

Little Cotton Rabbits Shared .

WIN a year of yarn from Stylecraft!How do you fancy winning 52 balls of yarn from Stylecraft? That's a ball for every week of the year!

Knit Now Magazine Shared .

Stitch With Me ~ Episode 9Pusheen Kitty #3 # From Tuesday, 2-June-2020, through Tuesday, 9-June-2020, at 11:59pm PDT, we will be donati...

Geeky Girls Knit Shared .

Episode 399 ~ In Which We've Been SchoolingShow Notes: Intro - From Tuesday, 2-June-2020, through Tuesday, 9-June-2020, at 11:59pm PDT, we will be donating 70% of the sales fro...

Geeky Girls Knit Shared .

Wednesday, I thinkI just turned off the TV. For us, the escalation of the pandemic and lockdown went hand in hand with Charlotte's death, and in the weeks that followed I fell into the habit of waking up in the morning and getting my coffee, and then sitting myself on the chesterfield and anxiously knitting while watching the virus rip through the world, fixating...

Yarn Alot Shared .

Stitch With Me ~ Episode 8Pusheen Kitty #3 From Tuesday, 2-June-2020, through Tuesday, 9-June-2020, at 11:59pm PDT, we will be donating 70% of the sales from...

Geeky Girls Knit Shared .

Pattern Round Up: May 2020Alpakka Ull, BFL Singles, CaMaRose, May 2020, Onion Nettle Sock, Organic Summer Wool, Pattern Round Up, Posh Fingering, Sandnes Garn, Uncommon Thread, Walk Cottage Merino.

Yarn and Knitting Shared .

Mystery Blanket Club 2020: post 5, JuneAnd as we begin the fifth instalment of this year's Club, I hope that you are all continuing to keep safe, well and busy.

Debbie Abrahams Knitting Blog Shared .

Rules are made to be, sorry… what?I know I'm not the only one who feels this way - but doesn't it seem like there's something wrong with the flow of time?

Yarn Alot Shared .

Episode 398 ~ In Which We're Fun, We're Likeable, Don't You Love Us?Show Notes: Intro - On the Needles - Dami - ~None C.C. - ~ Mel's 2020 Birthday Socks on US1.5 , Abstract Fiber Super So...

Geeky Girls Knit Shared .

Wonderful handmade project bags + Meet the Maker: Paola of mYakThis week we're showcasing two amazing designers we stock at Loop - All The Beautiful Linen and Kaliko.

London Loop Knit Lounge Shared .

Podcast 89Podcast - Watch on You Tube - Episode 89 Ravelry Group - Yarny chatter, giveaways, etc.

Cherry Heart Shared .

Knitwear Care: Bobbles and ShavingIt's unavoidable. After weeks or months of wearing your woollens bobbles will eventually appear. Semi-regular washing can slow down the process but it won't stop it altogether.

Yarn and Knitting Shared .

Knit Now Issue 116: Out Now!Knit Now Issue 116: What's in your new issue? As knitters, we're so lucky to have our craft and our community to help us through, and that becomes more important every day, so this issue is dedicated to all of you - our special, wonderful, magical community of knitters who keep me going every day....

Knit Now Magazine Shared .

Stitch With Me ~ Episode 7Pusheen Kitty #3 # ~Support the Podcast, Become A Patron ~Want another way to help support our podcast?

Geeky Girls Knit Shared .

Rows 1, 5, 9 or 15There are things involved with developing and writing a knitting pattern which you rarely get to see.

Kate Davies Designs Shared .

Episode 397 ~ In Which I Had to Turn On the LightShow Notes: Intro - On the Needles - Dami - ~None C.C. - ~ Mel's 2020 Birthday Socks on US1.5 , Abstract Fiber Super So...

Geeky Girls Knit Shared .

A free supplement patternHello and happy Friday, Just a quick post today to let you know that I've uploaded a free downloadable supplement that shows you how to turn the T-shirt from my 'Trio of top down sweaters'...

Little Cotton Rabbits Shared .

Torhild's ColoursA new kit has arrived at Loop! Torhild's Colours is a wonderful new pattern from Isager, and we have four different kits available.

London Loop Knit Lounge Shared .

Introducing CLOSE KNIT: A knit-along with a differenceThe blanket is designed for West Yorkshire Spinners ColourLab DK, which is made in Yorkshire using British wool, meaning it has a low carbon footprint.

Knit Now Magazine Shared .

Bumble Bee Mask MateLiving the great northern city of Manchester we have in the last few years really owned the worker bee symbol.

Emma Varnam's blog Shared .

A new facebook groupHello, how are things with you? Here we're plodding on with our small routines and trying not to panic too much at the thought that Toby may not go back to school until September.

Little Cotton Rabbits Shared .

Summer yarns for 2020We are having some lovely sunny weather at least part of the time and even if you are still mainly at home you will be in need of some summer knit and crochet ideas.

UK Hand Knitting Shared .

Stitch With Me ~ Episode 6Pusheen Kitty #3 # ~Support the Podcast, Become A Patron ~Want another way to help support our podcast?

Geeky Girls Knit Shared .

Mask MatesLovely blog readers, I am just putting these images here for you. I have lots of friends and colleagues who are key workers.

Emma Varnam's blog Shared .

D a n c e s W i t h W o o l: Arctic SpringI am little hesitant to show you these pictures because now you all feel sorry for me...

Dances With wool Shared .

Another quick knit. Rockhound knit in Lana Grossa Evento. #rosekimknitsA blog about my knitting, life and other stuff. Thursdays are for What the Hell Is This?

Rose Kim Knits Shared .

Color Craze for a Rainy DayToday I want to share a comforting knit I finished a few months ago. It was the kind of project you pick up on a rainy, cold day and work o...

My So- Called Handmade Life Shared .

Episode 396 ~ In Which You're My Favourite Pink!Show Notes: Intro - On the Needles - Dami - ~None C.C. - ~In Stash Dash Hiatus - Jeremy's 2020 Birthday Socks on US1.5.

Geeky Girls Knit Shared .

Same Website, But Better.Earlier this year we decided to make a few changes on our website and we have been beavering away behind the scenes.

Yarn and Knitting Shared .

All dressed in grellowHello! After some welcome warm weather, there's been an unusually cold snap over the past few days in Scotland.

Kate Davies Designs Shared .

Meet the Maker: Autumn FussellOur new Meet the Maker video is here! We have a lovely short film for you this week where you can ‘meet' Autumn Fussell , of Curious and Coe!

London Loop Knit Lounge Shared .

One Knitter to AnotherIt is one of my favourite things to knit for other knitters. I know that seems counter intuitive, I suppose on some level you think that if they already have a pathway to knitted stuff that they aren't going to want to get a gift of knitting.

Yarn Alot Shared .

Episode 48: Summer Knits RoundupI edited and edited to make my jumble of thoughts more coherent. Then I gave up.

My So- Called Handmade Life Shared .

My cowl is finished and I finally took a photo in daylight which better shows the color but also the short row pattern. If you saw my video from over A blog about my knitting, life and other stuff. Thursdays are for What the Hell Is This?

Rose Kim Knits Shared .

A sun-dappled view of the Verde Cardigan knit with @hazelknits Lively DK in Splish Splash. Need to get this in the mail ASAP! #rosekimknitsA blog about my knitting, life and other stuff. Thursdays are for What the Hell Is This?

Rose Kim Knits Shared .

A Token EffortTo continue where the previous post left off, I'm now grafting chunks of skirt back together using the kitchener stitch because hey, I like to laugh in the face of potential knitpocalyse.

The Twisted Yarn Shared .

Stitch With Me ~ Episode 5Pusheen Kitty #3 # Trigger warning for discussion of infertility and miscarriage. I give a verbal trigger warn...

Geeky Girls Knit Shared .

D a n c e s W i t h W o o l: Building with scrappy BlocksThis is again Stephen West shawl, the Building Blocks. I don't remember just when I cast on for this but it was on the needles for a long...

Dances With wool Shared .

Pandemic crafting conundrum. I just knit a baby sweater for a co-worker but now I need buttons. Sifting through my button bins to find ones that are tA blog about my knitting, life and other stuff. Thursdays are for What the Hell Is This?

Rose Kim Knits Shared .

New adventure….Just in case. I wanted to let you know about my new covid-quarantine adventure. This is actually my second attempt at writing what may be the final blog post...

WoolyThyme Shared .

D a n c e s W i t h W o o l: Cherry Blossom FantastitchThis is a lovely, luxurious shawl. It is almost a blanket, Steven West calls these big shawls shlankets, and this truly is one.

Dances With wool Shared .

Like watching paint dryKen's sweater is all done, but for the making up, and the neckband. Honestly, I can point at a million projects of my youth and tell you that the number one thing that stood between me and greatness back then was laziness and a lack of patience.

Yarn Alot Shared .

Colours Behaving BadlyColours are like children. You learn, for example, never to leave young Cedric alone with little Jessica, because they won't play nicely unless maybe you've also got sweet Timmy there to provide a soothing influence on both of them.

The Twisted Yarn Shared .

Episode 395 ~ In Which the Pinkie Snores TonightShow Notes: Intro - On the Needles - Dami - ~None C.C. - ~ Jeremy's 2020 Birthday Socks on US1.5 , See my Ravelry proje...

Geeky Girls Knit Shared .

The one all about Kit and her cubsI know that you're most likely to be here for the knitting, but fair warning there's none of that here today.

Little Cotton Rabbits Shared .

Stripey St CatherinesGood morning! Friday is project reveal day - or in this case, outfit reveal day.

Kate Davies Designs Shared .

De Rerum Natura GilliattThis week we're grateful to have so many wonderful things close at hand - including Gilliatt from De Rerum Natura.

London Loop Knit Lounge Shared .

D a n c e s W i t h W o o l: Hello dear friends!I hope this finds you well, as well as can be during this Covid-19 spring.

Dances With wool Shared .

Podcast 88Watch this Podcast on You Tube Join the Cherry Heart Ravelry Group to enter giveaways, chat yarn and share projects!

Cherry Heart Shared .

Pattern Round Up: April 2020Alpakka, CaMaRose, Crochet, De Rerum Natura, Gilliatt, Kelbourne Woolens, Malabrigo Rios, Mojave, Moya DK, Organic Summer Wool, Pattern Round Up, Sandnes Garn, Scheepjes, Whirl.

Yarn and Knitting Shared .

Different colourwaysOne of my favourite things about designing is that, after completing my work on a pattern, I get to see it afresh through the eyes of other knitters who gravitate to different colourways.

Kate Davies Designs Shared .

Stitch With Me ~ Episode 4Pusheen Kitty #3 # ~Support the Podcast, Become A Patron ~Want another way to help support our podcast?

Geeky Girls Knit Shared .

Less like a slogYesterday was dreadful. I was a misery case for much of the day - no need to go into any details, I'm pretty sure we'd all have no trouble thinking up a few good reasons to feel crappy at present, if you wanted to sit down and make a list.

Yarn Alot Shared .

Another green hat! Thicket by @nevernotknitting in @apple_yarns Jonagold. Colorway is Mountains are Calling. I love a leaf lace. #rosekimknitsA blog about my knitting, life and other stuff. Thursdays are for What the Hell Is This?

Rose Kim Knits Shared .

On finding routineHello, how are you holding up? I expect that you're just like me and are finding that the days have lost their identity and all merged into a constant stream of sameness.

Little Cotton Rabbits Shared .

Knitter, know thyselfYears ago I saw this thing - I think it was a dogs alleged diary contrasted with a cats.

Yarn Alot Shared .

Kia Socks Love FestThese are my Kia Socks by Dawn Henderson. They are a free pattern that was offered at a time when all of the knitters online were starting...

My So- Called Handmade Life Shared .

Episode 394 ~ In Which It's the Last Time for It's Not RaspberryShow Notes: Intro - On the Needles - Dami - ~None C.C. - ~ Jeremy's 2020 Birthday Socks on US1.5 , See my Ravelry proje...

Geeky Girls Knit Shared .

A cowslip hapHello! Friday is project reveal day, and up today is a light and simple knit I'm really enjoying wearing at the moment - The Observatory.

Kate Davies Designs Shared .

Loop online is open again! + Meet the Maker: Rachel AtkinsonWe're bringing you a post with two fantastic things in it this Friday! We are sharing the next instalment of our Meet the Maker series, and we're also bringing you the news that today, Friday 1st May, is our first day having our online shop back up and running for you to place your orders!

London Loop Knit Lounge Shared .

Mystery Blanket Club 2020: post 4, MayI hope that this fourth post for the 2020 Mystery Blanket finds you safe and well.

Debbie Abrahams Knitting Blog Shared .

Using yarn to entertain your kidsWe have written in the past about school holiday knitting projects for kids and at the moment we've notice people including crafts in their home schooling plans so we though it was a good time to take another look at crafting with youngsters.

UK Hand Knitting Shared .

Monthly MusingsLooking at through my photos for April, I was a little surprised to find an Easter picture in there, it seems so long ago now.

Cherry Heart Shared .

Episode 47: So Much DramaHope you are all doing well! I am back after a little quarantining, a little soul searching, and some drama, as you will see.

My So- Called Handmade Life Shared .

Love Note to MeDo you have an old, worn box of love notes stashed somewhere in your house?

My So- Called Handmade Life Shared .

From Our Shelves to Your Needles: #YAKMAKES HighlightsYakmakes, Black Elephant, CaMaRose, De Rerum Natura, Gilliatt, Jamieson and Smith, Malabrigo Chunky, Malabrigo SOck, Onion Nettle Sock, Organic Summer Wool, Rauwerk, Snefnug.

Yarn and Knitting Shared .

The Red Jumpsuit and Other ThingsWhat a year 2020 has been so far. I hope you are safe and that your loved ones are okay.

Karie Bookish Dot Net Shared .

Yeah that's niceOnce up on a time, back when we all took buses, I would see people sitting on the bus and I would boggle at how they were doing it.

Yarn Alot Shared .

Stitch With Me ~ Episode 3Delivering the Coffee Beans by Homespun Elegance #RoladexRandomTag ~Support the Podcast, Become A Patron ~Want another way to h...

Geeky Girls Knit Shared .

Forgot to show off the reverse side of the cowl which is also very nice. This is a better representation of the yarn color as well. #rosekimknitsA blog about my knitting, life and other stuff. Thursdays are for What the Hell Is This?

Rose Kim Knits Shared .

Another FO! I'm the Boss by @stitchnerd_designs in @bluemoonfiberarts Plushy, dyed by me several years ago. #rosekimknitsA blog about my knitting, life and other stuff. Thursdays are for What the Hell Is This?

Rose Kim Knits Shared .

The Rules as I see themI know that from the outside looking in, I probably appear to be a pretty structured person, but the truth is that I'm always right on the edge of slipping into total chaos over here, and only the rigorous controls I impose on myself keep me from a life of wearing stretchy pants while bra-less, eating chips and watching the entirety of Grey's...

Yarn Alot Shared .

Episode 393 ~ In Which the Dr. Hubs Can't Count, He Has a Theology Degree!Show Notes: Intro - On the Needles - Dami - ~None C.C. - ~ Jeremy's 2020 Birthday Socks on US1.5 , See my Ravelry proje...

Geeky Girls Knit Shared .

An Eggy PostThis morning when I, for the millionth time, started picking up recently-laid eggs and marveling at the little differences between them, I detected the slightest hint of an eye-roll from Mark.

Knit Sonik Shared .

Cherry cheerGood morning, and happy Friday, everyone. Thanks so much for your comments on yesterday's post.

Kate Davies Designs Shared .

Meet the Maker: Julie ArkellWe have another wonderful short film from our Meet the Maker series, in collaboration with film maker Richard Jung, to show you today!

London Loop Knit Lounge Shared .

Keep knitting.Now onto my wildcard. I save pictures of all manners of knitwear for inspiration and I wanted to make another vest in DK wool which reminded me of my sizable stash of Langsoond Wool, so I looked through my inspiration pics and came across this one of this gentleman smoking a fag in front of a peatstack.

Ella Gordon Shared .

Podcast 87Watch this Podcast on You Tube Join the Cherry Heart Ravelry Group to enter giveaways, chat yarn and share projects!

Cherry Heart Shared .

The bunny gets around, yo.It was predictable, I suppose that I would be challenged by this time. Not just working my way through grief - but the challenge so many of us are dealing with - where all of a sudden you're locked in your freakin' house and can't see anyone and can't go anywhere and you're swinging back and forth between resolving that you're going to emerge...

Yarn Alot Shared .

The benefits of complicatedHas there ever been a time that you have been more grateful for your crafting habits?

Emma Varnam's blog Shared .

On having hopeHello, how are you? I truly hope that you're managing and that those you love are safe and well.

Little Cotton Rabbits Shared .

Wild and Woolly Knit 15Do you remember the Balance for Better Blanket project on which I collaborated with the amazing team at KDD and Co.

Knit Sonik Shared .

Know Your FibreRemarkable for its softness alpaca is one of those fibres that feels incredibly luxurious to knit and to wear.

Yarn and Knitting Shared .

Episode 392 ~ In Which This Episode is NOT Sponsored by Diet CokeShow Notes: Intro - On the Needles - Dami - ~None C.C. - ~ The Hubs' 2020 Birthday Socks on US1.5 , See my Ravelry proj...

Geeky Girls Knit Shared .

Ardnamurchan SeavaigerGood morning! Something new to show to you today - our latest shade of Milarrochy Tweed.

Kate Davies Designs Shared .

Meet the Maker: Melanie BergWe're bringing you the first instalment of our new video series ‘Meet the Maker' this week!

London Loop Knit Lounge Shared .

What better time to do a tension square?There is a lot of discussion about the moment about what we should aspire to do during lockdown.

UK Hand Knitting Shared .

Rainbows in the kitchenJoey Muffkins is very partial to hanging out in the sink. He sits there for hours and is most put out if we have inconsiderately left any cookware there.

Knit Sonik Shared .

Knit Now Issue 115: Out Now!Knit Now 115: what's in our new issue? As we step into the new season, we're turning to brighter colours and lighter yarns.

Knit Now Magazine Shared .

Birthday BoyI'm running a little behind, I know. I should have shown you Elliot's Sweater last week, and then yesterday we could have talked about Easter and then today I should be showing you some spinning that I'm about to get to, plus I'm fixing a pair of socks for Cam and I finished a pair for Joe and Ken's sweater continues apace - though progress on...

Yarn Alot Shared .

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Knitting Butterflies Shared .

Locked Down But Not OutThe trouble with being home so much is that I'm a sitting target for anyone who wants food.

The Twisted Yarn Shared .

Wrist Warmers Nordic KnittingThis post may contain affiliate links. Read my Disclosure Policy to learn more.. So I made these for my sister in Australia.

Saturday Night Stitch Shared .

All my WiPs … as of Oct 2014This post may contain affiliate links. Read my Disclosure Policy to learn more.

Saturday Night Stitch Shared .

Marion Cardigan or 12 things I thought I knew about knitting but actually had no idea!This post may contain affiliate links. Read my Disclosure Policy to learn more. I literally stumbled upon this Marion Cardigan KAL while reading another blog sidebar and thought why not?

Saturday Night Stitch Shared .

Here come the O W L S! Owlet sweaters for the Twinnage!This post may contain affiliate links. Read my Disclosure Policy to learn more. These cuties!

Saturday Night Stitch Shared .

A look back on 2014 Top 5 hits!A look back on the projects that have worked out really well and get the most use so far.

Saturday Night Stitch Shared .

Knitting down the stashHappy Easter! I hope this post finds you health and happy. I have been enjoying seeing all the creative baking being shown on Instagram at the moment.

KIWI Yarns Shared .

Episode 391 ~ In Which, Show Me the Crab!Show Notes: Intro - On the Needles - Dami - ~None C.C. - ~ The Hubs' 2020 Birthday Socks on US1.5 , See my Ravelry proj...

Geeky Girls Knit Shared .

Tiny Daisy FlowersDaisy Flowers Knitting. It would be a perfect stitch for a cowl or scarf, or even an entire blanket!

Knitting Unlimited Shared .

Bits and pieces that bring us comfortDuring these strange in-between days spending time at home, rather than at the shop, the Loopettes have been finding sources of comfort from many different places.

London Loop Knit Lounge Shared .

Lotus FlowersHow to knit the Lotus Flowers Stitch Pattern. It is an easy stitch pattern that can be knit in either dk or worsted yarn.

Knitting Unlimited Shared .

Addendum for MBC20 April patternsDear members, I hope that you are keeping safe and well and busy with all your knitting projects.

Debbie Abrahams Knitting Blog Shared .

Podcast 86Watch this Podcast on You Tube Join the Cherry Heart Ravelry Group to enter giveaways, chat yarn and share projects!

Cherry Heart Shared .

Win a Robin Yarn and Pattern Bundle!This month we are lucky enough to offer one lucky Knit Now reader a massive yarn and pattern bundle from the Home of Craft, TB Ramsden.

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Shells on Garter-stitch BackgroundThis is a unique stitch that will give your project a wonderful textured look. The knitting pattern is quite difficult to do if you are a knitting beginner.

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Bells and Bell-RopesA simple pattern that knits up quickly and beautiful on both sides.

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Two-color Honeycomb Slip Stitch KnittingThe honeycomb stitch creates a fabric with an interesting hexagonal mosaic structure. What appears quite complicated is again quite simply achieved.

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Dip Stitch CheckUsing Dip stitch to get a multi-color pattern without changing yarn colors in the middle of a row.

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Spring Textured StitchPut yarn to back of work) - Insert the right needle into the next stitch on the left needle - Wrap yarn around both needles 10 times - Knit stitch normally then bring new stitch out through these loops - Gently pull on working yarn to coil the wraps up next to the needle Pattern Cast on a multiple of 4 stitches.

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Yarrow FlowersYarrows Flowers, free stitch pattern.

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Back in the SaddleWho am I kidding. Not only am I not back in the saddle, I am unclear on where the horse I am supposed to put the saddle on might have got to.

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Working through the lockdownHello everyone, how are you all? sorry for my radio silence over the past while - life has been happening and then, of course, recently coronavirus has totally changed everyone's lives....

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CornflowerHow to Knit Cornflower stitch. The stitch pattern is relatively difficult to knit if you are new knitter.

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Our campaign to support local yarn shopsIt is a tough time for everyone right now and that includes the yarn shops we love.

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Two color Pearl Brioche Knitting ~ Knitting UnlimitedThis is a beautiful Brioche that looks best with two strongly contrasting colors. It's called Two Color Peal Brioche.

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Bee BriocheThe Bee Stitch is an easy textured stitch pattern and it produces an interesting textured fabric.

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Knit Now Issue 114: Out NowThis issue comes with two fab extras just for you - a step-by-step guide to knitting your own fluffy Paddington and a Stitch Dictionary, in partnership with our friends at Search Press.

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Pattern Updates: Knit Now Issue 114The instruction for C8Fp should read: Sl 5 sts onto CN and hold in front, k3 from LH needle, return leftmost 2 sts from CN to LH needle and p2, k3 from CN.

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Embossed BellTechniques used Knit: K Purl: P Ssk: Slip slip knit K2tog: Knit 2 sts together Pattern Cast on a multiple of 8 stitches, plus 4.

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Bobbles and BramblesThe Bobbles and Brambles stitch that looks amazing and seems to be a great pattern to make in as many colors as you wish, although it looks great in only two colors as well!

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AdaptationAs we try hard to adjust and cope with this very strange new existence, it is healthy to recognise our feelings of anger and frustration because if I have learned anything in life, the more you smile nicely and swallow other people's s**t the less your own needs will be cared for and the worse it turns out for you.

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Rainbows and a Silver LiningI finally caught up with the rest of the UK and probably the world, when I realised that peop...

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Mystery Blanket Club 2020: post 3, AprilAnd I would like to begin by saying a big thank you to all the messages of support we have had from our members during the past couple of weeks.

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Episode 390 ~ In Which We Have Quarantine Hair!Show Notes: Intro - On the Needles - Dami - ~None C.C. - ~ The Hubs' 2020 Birthday Socks on US1.5 , See my Ravelry proj...

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Fish ScalesHere's a two color slip-stitch pattern that will look nice in any reversible project. Difficulty level: Medium.

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Brilliant cornersMorning, everyone! Today I'm introducing a new hat, and a new shade of Milarrochy Tweed.

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Small things we're thankful forWe thought that this week we would share some of the great things we've been seeing popping up online during these difficult times.

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Buntingrainbowsplanetpenny%%Operation Planet Bunting made with crochet rainbows. Join in and spread hope across the world with rainbow bunting in every window.

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Criss-Cross StitchThe Criss-Cross stitch pattern produces a surprisingly dense, rigid and unyielding fabric. It is a great pattern for pillows and washcloths as well as bags, pillows, or scarves.

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Aster FlowersThis stitch create a very interesting effect - knit texture looks a lot like aster flower.

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PerfectThis has been one of the hardest things of my life to write about. To find the words that match the experience we have just had, that Meg and Alex have had...

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Broken Rib Slip Stitch KnittingThis stitch is an easy slip stitch pattern! It's only a simple 8 row repeat and once you get the hang of them, they can be worked entirely from memory.

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Yarn AlongTwo of my favorite things are knitting and reading and I love sharing my projects and current reads here.

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Two color DaisyTwo color Daisy stitch is a super fun pattern and isn't so hard - you should try it.

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Knit 1 Geek 2 » Post Topic » Special AnnouncementGuess who has four thumbs between them and are going to be appearing on a podcasting panel at the Kitchener-Waterloo Knitters' Fair?

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Knit 1 Geek 2 » Post Topic » So what did you do for Free Comic Book Day?Agent Fury and a S.H.I.E.L.D. agent met at a data bank of information.

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Knit 1 Geek 2 » Post Topic » Knitters Assemble! Help for Newtown, CT.There won't be much mention of the shooting in Newtown, Connecticut this past week on the podcast , but our hearts go out to everyone touched by this tragedy.

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Knit 1 Geek 2 » Post Topic » Hobbitalong UpdateAnd you'll be able to hear us squealing about the episode when it's uploaded in a couple days.

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Knit 1 Geek 2 » Post Topic » Quick update.

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Knit 1 Geek 2 » Post Topic » Small Knitters' Fair UpdateSo while the stickers and my shirt shipped separately, the stickers shipping a day or two ahead of the shirt, guess which one actually arrived?

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Keep On YarningHello. :-) Knitting, sunshine, and green tea. What you can't see is Robyn-the-robin in the apple tree beside me, demanding her 14th lunch of the day.

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Hanami at HomeWhen we got married, Mark and I went to Japan for our Honeymoon. We were so lucky to be able to travel to this amazing place, and fell in love with it immediately.

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Blocking: what's it all about and why is it important?Blocking is one of those words that knitters bandy around and, like lots of knitting and crochet terminology, it doesn't really mean much until you've had it explained.

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The Vintage 'V' BlanketCurrently I don't have much thinking space or time to be working on complex crochet patterns.

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Bubble Textured StitchBubble Textured Stitch. It is easy to remember and is totally addictive to knit up!

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Colour Moves is published!I want to thank everyone for your comments on yesterday's post. Reading them, I was struck very strongly by the feeling of our all facing exactly the same pressing issue in our disparate regions in the world - an unusual sense of connection, but not one to be ignored.

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Pangolin ScalesHow To Knit Pangolin Scales Stitch, A very fun stitch to knit. The wool is a perfect choice of yarn.

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Episode 389 ~ In Which We're Cabin Fevered!Show Notes: Intro - On the Needles - Dami - ~None C.C. - ~ The Force is Strong With These Socks aka Luke and Leia SkySOCKers on...

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The Wool Pack PodcastWelcome to the first episode of the Wool Pack podcast, with Jenny from Crochet Now magazine, Joanna from Your Crochet and Knitting magazine and Kate from Knit Now magazine.

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CoofleThis is a very cheerful sweater And to accompany it, I'm wearing the most cheering pair of shoes I own...

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We'll see you soon!Hello everyone - this week we're very sad to bring you the news that we have had to close our online shop for the time being.

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Podcast 85Watch this Podcast on You Tube Join the Cherry Heart Ravelry Group to enter giveaways, chat yarn and share projects!

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Dahlia FlowersHow to make Dahlia Slip knitwise next 9 sts to right-hand needle dropping extra wraps, slip them back to left-hand needle, into all 9 stitches together through the back loop.

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Strange Times!We are all going through some difficult times at the moment as we learn to cope with the spread of COVID-19 virus and I very much hope that everyone...

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Diamond QuiltVery beautiful pattern and is not difficult as looks. Follow this written instructions and soon you will be knitting without looking at it.

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Win a World of Wool Bundle!We've teamed up with the talented team at World of Wool to give one lucky reader a World of Wool yarn bundle featuring their gorgeous Marble DK range of yarn and the super soft and chunky Chubbs yarn.

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Shop Update: Temporary Closure.Nothing is more important to us than the health of our staff, customers and wider community.

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Ripples Shawl Knitting PatternKeeping busy and a positive mind set is something to be aimed for and never more than during this time of Covid-19.

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North StarsThe North Star stitch may seem a bit fussy at first, but it is easily memorized after a few rows.

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Episode 46: No Worries!This is where I record the eleventh billionth knitting podcast. On Ravelry:. The blog: www.mys...

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I Love My ChickensYesterday we went for a big walk along the canal to one of my favourite spots, near Theale, but quite a few folk were out and about enjoying the fresh spring air and I confess it left me feeling rather anxious about leaving the house again today.

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Daisy FlowersThe daisy stitch is one of those terrific knitting stitches that works well with single colored or multicolored projects.

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You Can Do This. Yes, You.Morning all. Right, before we go any further, a quick announcement. I've just made all of my patterns free because it doesn't feel right to take money whilst people are losing their livelihoods.

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More from Colour MovesHave you been following Claudia's pattern reveals from Colour Moves on Ravelry and her blog?

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Zig-zag Jacquard Slip Stitch KnittingThis stitch is a unique stitch that will give your project a wonderful textured look.

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MDK March MayhemGreetings, Friends! How are you doing? This global pandemic is a scary time and I thought that while so many of us are at home - and perhaps unused to being at home - it might be a good...

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2020Hello! It has been a while. I hope this post finds you all healthy, and coping with all the life dramas being thrown at us at the moment.

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Shop Update: New Measures for Covid-19 OutbreakIn the light of the updated government guidelines for COVID-19 over the last few days we would like to share with you the new measures we've taken in order to operate YAK as safely and smoothly as possible.⁠ ⁠ While it is still safe to do so we will remain open for our usual hours.

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Episode 388 ~ In Which We Proudly Serve Elizabeth BennetShow Notes: Intro - On the Needles - Dami - ~None C.C. - ~ The Force is Strong With These Socks aka Luke and Leia SkySOCKers on...

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Charlotte BonnieIt is with broken hearts that our family tells you that our darling Charlotte Bonnie died suddenly yesterday morning.

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Bright Star BlanketFor those of you who watch my podcast, this blanket will be a familiar one and Im happy to say that today is the day where Im able to rele...

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Colour MovesGood morning everyone, I hope you are all doing well and looking after yourselves and each other.

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Over the last monthThe pictures above are a little selection of things from the last month here: I've been working on several new patterns: clothing patterns for the small animals, including dresses, sweaters and dungarees; more small versions of my animal patterns; a...

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Donating knitted items to charity shopsA few of you have been in touch lately to tell us that charity shops are turning away handknitted items because they cannot be sold in the stores.

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Episode 387 ~ In Which Washing Your Hands Isn't Just for a PandemicShow Notes: Intro - ~Welcome new members who've introduced themselves in our Ravelry Group On the Needles - Dami - ~None C.C....

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Younger Son came home for spring break yesterday. I got to compare his sweater to the pullover I was basing it on. I hadn't realized that it tapered qA blog about my knitting, life and other stuff. Thursdays are for What the Hell Is This?

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Podcast 84Watch this Podcast on You Tube Join the Cherry Heart Ravelry Group to enter giveaways, chat yarn and share projects!

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Knit 1 Geek 2 » Post Topic » Update!.

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Things I thoughtAn incomplete list of things i have not been correct about lately.

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Bambino Awesome AvocadoAwesome Avocado is the name of this warm yellow yarn. It's a new colour addition to the Bambino DK baby yarn from Stylecraft....

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S w e e t p u r l s: Stressed? Then knit .A blog about knitting and spinning yarn.

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Interview: 5 minutes with Chloe StottAn inspiration to us all, Chloe helps cats in need with her craft skills so we sat down with her to find out more "Giving me a new crafty thing to learn is like putting fire to paper!"

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Knitsonik Mixtape #7: Sonik Balance For Better Blanket » KnitsonikThis year in celebration of International Women's Day, I decided to work on a SONIK accompaniment to the Balance for Better Blanket on which I collaborated last year with my amazing friends at KDD and Co.

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Light, write, colourThe past few weeks have seen some rather intense creative activity, as Tom and I prepare for an exciting weekend in Argyll.

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Clothes For VegetablesMeet the leek-cosy. It's knitted in a 2x2 rib using Stylecraft's 'Life Changes' yarn.. Oi, stop.

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When Younger Son was home for winter break he asked me to knit him a sweater. We couldn't find yarn in the color he wanted do we dyed this is yarn froThursdays are for What the Hell Is This?

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Episode 386 ~ In Which It's My 2nd Stitch With Me!Show Notes: ~ Pusheen Kitty #1 # ~Support the Podcast, Become A Patron ~Want another way to help support o...

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Omnia Feminae AequissimaeYou may remember that last year at KDD, we celebrated International Women's Day by designing and knitting a commemorative blanket together with our good friend, Felicity Ford.

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Knitter of the Year 2019: The Winners Revealed!The votes have been counted and the winners revealed. It's been a close call this year and we've loved hearing your choices for Knitter of the Year 2019 With over 1,000 votes across all our nominees, we'd like to say massive congratulations to everyone to everyone who was shortlisted and nominated!

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Mother's Day Gift GuideMother's day is nearly here and it's time to celebrate your favourite mums! Including both things to gift and things to make, our fun gift guide is sure to provide a little inspiration to make this Mother's Day very special.

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Knit 1 Geek 2 » Post Topic » Spock Monkey.

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Not even a pair of socksStill no baby here, and still no blanket, and while Elliot didn't care that his blanket wasn't done and came anyway, I have begun to have concerns that this wee one may be more rule abiding.

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Join the men's cable jumper trendOne of the biggest talking points from the recent Hollywood movie Knives Out was the cable sweater worn by Chris Evans which has proved a big hot despite the hole.

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SS20 Naturals YarnI've been testing a lovely new yarn called. Stylecraft Naturals, a blend of 40% cotton and 60% bamboo.

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Mystery Baby Blanket Club 2019: post 7, MarchSo here we are after seven months of ‘mystery' knitting at the end of my first Baby Blanket Club.

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Mystery Blanket Club 2020: post 2, MarchAnd with Spring not quite sprung here yet in Nottingham, it's time to cosy up and get your knitting needles at the ready for the next five blanket squares......FIRST OF ALL, THERE IS NO YARN PARCEL THIS MONTH - the second and final parcels of yarn and beads will.

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Knit 1 Geek 2 » Post Topic » Product Action Shot!Do you remember the Green Lantern baby blanket Maggie made at the beginning of the year?

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Episode 385 ~ In Which I Made Up a New WordShow Notes: Intro - ~Welcome new members who've introduced themselves in our Ravelry Group On the Needles - Dami - ~None C.C....

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Monthly Round Up February 2020The same Zauberball magic, but now in 100% wool. Available in a brand new collection of intense colour mixes, Zauberball 100 gives you the chance to make the fashion collection of your dreams in soft, warm, long-lasting wool.

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Episode 172: Intercontinental ConvoJenny keeps busting out the sweaters and Nic has an unexpected Spanish FO. Sewing conundrums are contemplated.

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Podcast 83Watch this Podcast on You Tube Join the Cherry Heart Ravelry Group to enter giveaways, chat yarn and share projects!

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A small rescueThis morning as we made waffles and chatted about our business, Elliot and I discussed the weather.

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Am I winning yetThere is not yet a baby, which is a good thing in the knitting department and I'm quite pleased by it, though Meg less so, to be truthful.

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Pattern Updates: Knit Now 112All Knit Now patterns undergo a rigorous series of checks before publication, but sometimes small errors do slip through.

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