Stitches – Week 3

How did you like last week’s Herringbone Stitch? Did you get the chance to try it out yet? Staying with the Herringbone Stitch theme, this weeks stitch has a slightly raised surface which would look great as a feature on jumpers, socks, or try on a pair of hand-warmers. Endless…

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Stitches – Week 2

This week let’s try a simple Herringbone Stitch. This is a perfect stitch for scarves and jumpers when using a flatter yarn without much of it’s own characteristics. Worked over a multiple of 7sts plus 1st and starting on the wrong side of work: Row 1 & 3 (WS): Purl…

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Stitches – a free directory

As winter continues going from strength to strength here in North Wales with snow falling as I write this, more forecast for the next few days and no end in sight for current total lockdown, what better than to find refuge in our crafts, in my case knitting. For a…

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In with the New

“If you are brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello.” – Paul Coehlo On New Year’s Eve we woke up to a thick layer of snow, making everything look clean and fresh – just in time to see in a brand new year. Perfect…

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Merry Christmas

Nature is smart. She simply escapes into a hibernation. When times get tough, plants stop growing and many retreat to their subterranean parts. Many animals are also preparing for dark and barren months, some fall into hibernation, some just retreat to warmer climes. This rhythm of nature and the festivities…

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