Category Archives: Knitting

Green beanie hat (pattern from @bohoknits & yarn from @sockyarnshop)

Pattern from bohoknits (free). Wool from SockYarnShop. I recently finished this hat in just under a week. I had bought the wool from @sockyarnshop (site link) probably about 2-3 years ago intending it for maybe a hat or some wrist … Continue reading

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Tassle hassle

Non-exhaustive list of things I hate about knitting (in no particular order): Casting off – For one part I’m absolutely terrible with it and usually do it way too tightly even though my tension is usually loose when knitting any … Continue reading

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2012 in review

2012 was a curious year for me with a lot happening. After glorious #funemployment lasting six months I got a new job that I am still enjoying ten months later. Whilst it is the best job I have had my … Continue reading

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Crochet time card holder

Work have recently introduced a new swipe card time system and, seeing I always seemed to forget where my card was, I decided to crochet one. Starting with the string I crochet two rows lengthways before crocheting a holder around … Continue reading

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The snood

I went to Venice and I bought a snood. Sure, lots of other great things happened, too, but the snood has changed things. I had been looking at knitting one before, but never really saw the point in them until … Continue reading

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A scarf fit for a pilot

Yesterday evening one of my housemates made the oddest request. He wanted me to knit him a scarf for his figure to go on top his model aeroplane when he’ll fly it later this year. How could I possibly resist … Continue reading

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Hot pink, emerald and gold lengthways scarf

I first started a scarf for my friend’s birthday all the way back in October when I opted for a patchworky looking pattern out of various knit and purl stitches over four rows with two different colours until I realised … Continue reading

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