Living the Crafting Dream – in Deutschland

Living the Crafting Dream – in Deutschland

It feels like it’s time for a bit of an update around these parts, having neglected the Wind-Up Sheep for a little while. There’s not…

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a new life for dopey bunny

a new life for dopey bunny

What do you do when you finish making a creature, and then realise that it looks dopey and foolish? If your mother makes rude comments…

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enter 2015

enter 2015

It being the first day of the month (albeit not of the first month of the year) I felt that today would be a good…

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a new scarf to celebrate autumn

a new scarf to celebrate autumn

So it’s finally knitting season again! I’m right back in the swing of things, just like the footballers. Though has anyone noticed how there isn’t…

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loosening up

loosening up

As a bit of a slowcoach knitter (i.e. not one who knits slowly, but one who has a tendency to put projects down and leave…

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vintage sock knitting

vintage sock knitting

For Christmas, my boyfriend’s mother gave me some fantastic vintage knitting patterns. There was a copy of Needlecraft no.113 on Knitted Stockings and Socks, which…

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on finding my knitting muse

on finding my knitting muse

Today is the first day in a very long time that I’ve really sat down and knitted concertedly for hours at a time. That feels…

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made in 2013

made in 2013

While it’s still only just 2014, I felt like doing a quick round-up of my creative output from last year. In total (unless I am…

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kettlewell done

kettlewell done

This Kettlewell jumper is the happy product of an impulse yarn purchase at the all-too-enticing Oxford Yarn Store in April. It’s knitted in reverse stocking stitch,…

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progress of sorts...

progress of sorts…

For a long time I have dreamed of taking a creative holiday at home; not going anywhere, just staying in and getting things done. For…

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