Stitches – Week 5 – Block Weave

A simple pattern worked with blocks of garter and rib stitches where both sides of work look very similar. This fabric gives a slightly thicker feel, well suited to use for homeware such as blankets and cushions. A good sized square makes for great dish/face cloths too! The stitch is…

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Christmas Cheer

When I first started thinking about writing a Christmas post it was October and the leaves were only just beginning to change colour here in Wales. Where did the last two months go? In fact how did the last nine months disappear just like that?! Everything seems quite surreal, particularly…

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Victoria Poncho – a satisfyingly quick knit! The Poncho is a rectangle worked flat in Stocking stitch and rib pattern, with decreases for the neck opening. The sleeves are knitted on after main body is finished. It is easily adapted to fit all sizes and all instructions are given in…

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Victoria Poncho

A couple of months ago Antje, (Wool the World), and I were having one of our woolly yarny conversations when the word Poncho was first mentioned. Antje said how much she loves wearing Poncho’s and how much she would like one made using her #frauenberlins yarn. “Ok I said, I…

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Cabaret Shawl – A New Pattern

Today I am super excited to introduce my latest design to you, the Cabaret Shawl. Cabaret was inspired by the Musical and Film of the same title set in the city of Berlin in 1931. This was a time when political unrest racked the country, the economy had been destroyed,…

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