Tag Archives: Jane Brocket

Sewing In A Dystopian Dust Bowl (And Other Words I Never Thought I’d Write)

Soooo. Summer. Shall we talk about it? HOLY MOLEY, WHAT THE HECK IS HAPPENING, DID MOTHER NATURE NOT GET THE MEMO, WE DON’T DO HEAT! Or as a friend wrote to me today, ‘I find sleeping at night with no … Continue reading

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The Gentle Art of Doing Nothing

I struggle with this, do you? Our family spent Christmas in a remote rural location, far from distractions – so it’s a good job I took my knitting, because otherwise I might have gone crazy within 30 minutes of arrival. … Continue reading

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Something To Squish Your Toes Into

This is the third project I’ve made from Jane Brocket’s The Gentle Art of Knitting – a rug for my bathroom! I love Jane’s book. It’s a knitting book I can genuinely sit and read simply for amusement. My two most … Continue reading

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A Scarf With Your Snood?

Here’s the Mustardseed Scarf I’ve been knitting for my brother-in-law. It’s photographed next to the Chanel Style Bag. Both knitting patterns are from Jane Brocket‘s The Gentle Art of Knitting. (I went to the book launch at Loop back in … Continue reading

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The Gentle Art Of Knitting – Jane Brocket at Loop

Camden Passage market was in full swing – brimming with sunshine, antiques and The Beautiful People. Is that a pair of block colour trousers I spy? I wasn’t here to people watch. (Who am I kidding?) I was here for … Continue reading

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The Karma of Quilting

A much needed reminder of good things happening. The above photo is of my Rowan Birch Shawl in progress. I’m over two-thirds through and well on course for presenting this to a friend on her 30th birthday. Progress! Things have … Continue reading

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Where Do You Do It?

Cutting out, I mean. As you can see from the photo on the left, I drape my fabric across … the floor. That’s right. It’s the largest open space I have, plus I can have the telly on in the … Continue reading

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