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A cardigan made from pure Denim

Come again? Yes, you read that right. I knitted a cardigan out of yarn made from recycled denim: ergo, I’ve got a denim cardigan. Recycled yarns have been around a while, of course, but I’ve never been attracted to what … Continue reading

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Review: Ann Budd, Knitting Green

Review: Ann Budd, Knitting Green: Conversations and Planet-Friendly Projects. Loveland: Interweave, 2010. No, this is not the newest book on the shelf of my local library, but it chimed with concerns I’m having over my various craft hobbies: how to indulge … Continue reading

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Sock it to me!

Recently I’ve let myself be caught up in a sock-making frenzy. I’m working on my third pair, have already got wool for a fourth and plans for a fifth. If this continues, I’ll be the Imelda Marcos of the sock … Continue reading

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Luminosity #2

My. How very athletic I look. And all to show the three elements of my Luminosity collection (!) in one picture: socks, fingerless goves and beanie! I’ve posted about the socks and the gloves before, so here’s how I’ve made … Continue reading

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Luminosity

I don’t know if it was the promise of winter bleakness, but something drew me to this mad neon multi-coloured wool. What fantastic colours… I’d certainly not get lost wearing stuff made from them! In the end I bought two … Continue reading

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A cowl in time…

It’s the summer. We’re in the middle of what the media refer to as a heatwave. Meaning that in these lovely coastal climes, the needle is hovering somewhere around the 25°C mark. I’m at my desk in t-shirt and shorts. … Continue reading

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Knitted sofa throw

Over the winter months I fancied doing a long but easy project. Something to keep my hands warm. And so, after I finished my owl sweater, I found myself once again on the marvellous New Lanark Wool website and went … Continue reading

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