Tag Archives: Ravelry

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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Knitting Gifts With Super Chunky Wool

Looking for a simple scarf to make as a gift? I have just the pattern for you! This is the Embraceable Cowl pattern from Phydeaux Designs. I made a 56-inch length scarf version with 10mm needles and two balls of … Continue reading

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Feel The Fear And Knit It Anyway

Thanks to all the people who commented on my recent shawl make – and to those of you who suggested other shawls to knit. I’ve plumped (I think!) for the Cabernet Sauvignon¬†(ha!), as nominated by A Little Of What You … 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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Free Baby Blanket Pattern – Completed!

Anyone remember when I started knitting a baby blanket back at the start of April? I finally finished it! How slow am I? I missed handing this over when Zach was born in mid-April, so let’s call this blanket a … Continue reading

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Unravelling Ravelry

Several people commented on yesterday’s post saying how much they love Ravelry. It’s the go-to online resource for knitters and no mistake. It has over 3 million members! Yet, I feel as though I’m not getting the most out of … 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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Honey Cowl – Finished!

Yay! My Honey Cowl is finished. I love it so. The perfect wrap for tender throats during this severe cold snap we’ve been having. Merino wool, yum yum. It’s a pretty dense knit, too, so no draughts or winter winds … Continue reading

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Perfection? It’s overrated.

Welcome to my very first blog entry on ‘Did You Make That?’. So much to talk about. First of all, may I introduce you to a sewing paradise: Walthamstow market on a Saturday. The below two photos were taken only … Continue reading

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