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Lost at Yarn Chicken

You can’t win them all. I knew I was cutting it fine. I probably have another four rows of decreases and then cinching closed the hole. It’s now in hibernation whilst I ponder the next steps. I don’t want to unknit as I have tried it on and it’s going to be the perfect size.… Continue reading Lost at Yarn Chicken

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Friday Roundup #37-20

Well, I cast on with another blue yarn, a soft merino. This was much better. No concerns about breaking and a nice consistent weight yarn. I knitted now and then, so it wasn’t a fast hat. I got to here, doing the second cross on the cables and decided it wasn’t going to work. I… Continue reading Friday Roundup #37-20

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Start knit, stop, rip!

Instead of adding a warp to the loom, I thought I would do something knitted. So I grabbed some yarn, Rowan Felted Tweed in a blue shade and pulled out a hat pattern. If the hat turned out well, it will go on to sale. Oh! Pattern says personal use only and can’t sell items.… Continue reading Start knit, stop, rip!

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FO Sunday Update

With storm Dennis battering our shores and us not able to get out for long between rain showers, I pulled out my Hat WIP that has been on the needles since Christmas. I started work on it yesterday morning and soon realised after completing a row that I should have been doing a 3/3 LC… Continue reading FO Sunday Update

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Friday Roundup #34-19

This weekend we are in Devon and the weather has been great so far. I only carried with us one project; my afghan/throw. My new yarn arrived this week. I brought it from EBay and it arrived fairly promptly. Only thing is, the tow balls of light grey/brown are a chunky boucle, so no good… Continue reading Friday Roundup #34-19