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I’ve Made A Shawl – Does That Make Me A Granny?

I don’t think I look too much like a granny. What do you think? This is the Pop Spots Shawl from Loop, knitted using Tosh Sock merino wool. There are over 300 versions of this pattern on Ravelry. (If you … Continue reading

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Knitting: Essential Holiday Packing

Of course, the most important part of holiday packing is the knitting. I’m taking materials for Loop’s Pop Shawl. There are 178 beautiful versions of this on Ravelry. I’m assured this is an easy make and I certainly hope so. … Continue reading

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Miette Cardigan

This is the Miette Cardigan, a free pattern download from Ravelry. Ravelry is Facebook for knitters. It’s invitation only, but pop over and request an invite. If they let me in, they ain’t that fussy! I started knitting this at … Continue reading

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Spot The Subliminal Message

There’s a message hidden somewhere in this blog post. See if you can spot it… This morning I finished my second make for a friend – one of my bessie mates who is also off to Frankfurt Book Fair. I’d … 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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A Guide to Islington Sewing and Knitting

As the bus carried me from Kings Cross to Islington, I realised I had an hour to kill. Easy! I thought. I’ll go to Loop. Loop is a lovely knitting haven on Cross Street. Except it wasn’t. Isn’t. Hasn’t been … Continue reading

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