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New Year, New Knitting

New Year, New Knitting

January 3, 2014 | Crafts, Skills | 1 Comment

The New Year is a time for new beginnings and starting on lots of exciting new projects. My workload for the first part of...

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How to Use Vilene Quilter’s Grid

How to Use Vilene Quilter’s Grid

December 9, 2013 | Skills | 2 Comments

During the last couple of months I’ve been touring the country with the Knitting& Stitching Shows, working on the Vilene stand to share some...

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JoTotes Rose Camera Bag Review

JoTotes Rose Camera Bag Review

December 4, 2013 | Skills | 2 Comments

I recently decided it was high time to upgrade my camera and finally got my hands on the sleek, beautiful and down right awesome...

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How to Block Lace Knitting

How to Block Lace Knitting

November 22, 2013 | Skills | 4 Comments

At the end of every summer, to take my mind off  saying a sad farewell to the last days of sunshine and balmy evenings,...

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How To Tunisian Crochet

How To Tunisian Crochet

November 12, 2013 | Skills | 2 Comments

Sometimes it is nice to work on something a little different. And, today is one of those days. I want to make something warm,...

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Ten Ways To Beat A Creative Slump

Ten Ways To Beat A Creative Slump

November 7, 2013 | Reads, Skills | 4 Comments

Gah! I’m feeling poorly. I hardly ever get sick so when I do I turn into that gal who feels super sorry for herself....

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How To Unpick A Seam

How To Unpick A Seam

October 16, 2013 | Skills, Tried & Tested | No Comments

There is nothing I hate more than when bad things happen to a good seam! Sometimes the stitching line is wonky, the tension is...

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Crochet Abbreviations

Crochet Abbreviations

October 11, 2013 | Skills | 2 Comments

Crochet is a craft that never fails to amaze me with its versatility. Not only is there a multitude of different stitches and motifs...

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Knitting Abbreviations

Knitting Abbreviations

October 7, 2013 | Crafts, Skills | 1 Comment

There is nothing more frustrating than getting part way though a knitting pattern only to realise that one of the abbreviations is complete Double...

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