Get ready for Summer with these Scrunchies

Hello friends, how have you been? Well I hope and enjoying the first rays of spring sunshine. I am sorry I have been absent from here for so long and no new stitches have been posted for a while. Things have been a little up and down to say the…

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Notes from Wales

March has simply flown by and with days getting longer and the light lasting past 6 pm I feel a new wave of energy is on its way along with spring. During the last couple of weeks I have been woken up by Mr. Blackbird’s early morning song and I…

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Stitches – Week 12 – Mini Bobble Checkerboard

Did you like last weeks mini bobbles? Here is another combination of Mini Bobbles, stocking and garter stitch. Worked over a multiple of 10sts plus 7 MB = Make Bobble – (K1, p1, k1, p1) all into the same stitch (increased to 4 stitches). Pass second, third and then fourth…

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Stitches – Week 11 – Mini Bobble Lines

If, like me, you like small tactile details in your knitting, then the stitches for this and next week will be of real interest to you. These bobbles are much smaller than the ‘normal’ versions used in most patterns, mix them up with some garter lines and it makes for…

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Stitches – Week 10 – Wrapped Smocking Stitch

Following on from last week’s fancy stitch, this week try your hand at wrapped smocking stitch. Knit a sample and add to your collection. Worked over a multiple of 8sts plus 2 Smocking = Insert right needle from front to back between the sixth & seventh stitches on your left…

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