Category Archives: knitting

A New Outfit Made From Sewing AND Knitting

I can’t decide if I like the lopsided wall or the fungal concrete more. Keeping it real, folks! Now, didn’t I tell you I’d been making stuff? Here is one of my new outfits, composed of both sewing AND knitting. … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays 2019!

The traditional Did You Make That festive vlog is up and available to watch on Youtube. Find out my suggestions for Christmas reading and see Ella leap after a cat! I am wearing my Tilly and the Buttons Nora top … Continue reading

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Five Tips For Commuter Knitting

Having spent a year knitting my Heaven And Space Shawl on commutes around the world, I thought I’d share a few tips I have learnt! This shawl has gone on holidays, retreats, trains, through airport security, smuggled into meetings and … Continue reading

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Heaven And Space

This is the Heaven And Space Shawl. I knitted it over the course of a year, little realising that I’d finish in time for yellow to be this season’s colour. Guess I’m just lucky to be a slow knitter!

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Let’s Play Spot The Mistake

Who can tell me what’s wrong with this shawl? Look closer… And closer… I don’t think the straight edge of a shawl is meant to suddenly curve round. The problem lies in the row where those neat little parallelograms suddenly … Continue reading

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I Had To Google Parallelogram

Look at that beautiful snaking curl of shawl! My Bernina is serviced and ready to pick up! But how have I occupied myself whilst we’ve been apart? I’ve been knitting. My Heaven And Space shawl definitely wins the award for … Continue reading

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The Act V. The Object

I have an entire completed knitting project that’s been finished for two months. All I need to do is block it and sew on the buttons, so what’s stopping me? A new make. I’ve leapt ahead. I pride myself on … Continue reading

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Knitting The Rio Olympics

I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but the Olympics are in full swing! And what better way to celebrate than with a spot of knitting. Usain Bolt definitely agrees… Jessica’s so excited, she’s leaping hurdles. I don’t know who this … Continue reading

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Four Tips For Storing Sewing And Knitting

First of all, thank you so much for your support and encouragement following my last blog post. I had no idea how people would react and it was the first time I’d put my plan down in words for others … Continue reading

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Inspiration Island

It’s funny to knit a cardigan, whilst wearing the same cardigan! This is the Miette Cardigan, which I last knitted three years ago. Yikes! It has proven to be a real trooper. So much so, that I decided to make a … Continue reading

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