the two way cardigan

dear diary, this coming Saturday a few friends and I are embarking on our long awaited Colinette outing and I am looking forward to it very much indeed. What could possibly be better than spending a day in the company of like-minded yarn-obsessed friends visiting a place that can only…

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Lola Loops – Six small things for Spring & Summer

dear diary, Finally, after many weeks of sketching, mathematical work-outs, lamenting about yarn choices, knitting all the items, writing (and testing) patterns and a fun photo shoot, Lola Loops for Spring & Summer 2013 is ready. Just like the first, this second Lola Loops book has been a true labour…

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The week that was…

dear diary, this week that was full of germs and need not be remembered! Oh yes, my girl and I have had the ‘bad lurgy’ all week and have spent most days  just moping around in slow motion trying our best to keep some cheer in our lives. Not easy when…

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A Christmas Gift

dear diary, I had been thinking of a gift from me to all you lovely loopy follower’s for a while, and last week when visiting one of my fave shops, Stash Fine Yarn’s in Chester, I had a light-bulb moment…hurrah!!! On seeing a basket full of gorgeously squishy Louisa Harding – Thistle yarn,…

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