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I sometimes complain that my knitting projects all take ages and ages – though I know very well that this is not due to my knitting really slowly. My actual knitting speed is more of a medium speed, but I … Continue reading

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Textile craft stuff just is so versatile, and here’s two examples of it. First of all, a really nice article about knitting spies and knitted secret messages – though I’m rather convinced it’s not a dropped stitch that actually happened, … Continue reading

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I’ve told you about my spinning project, and my glorious decision to ply the yarn spun from the dyed top with nice, grey Gotland yarn, to get more length. Well, it is finished now, and it looks really nice. It … Continue reading

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And here’s the promised picture of the other finished thing – the Pirate Robert Hat. As with so many of these things, it’s incredibly hard to take good photos of it, which means that the pattern bit is less legible … Continue reading

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It’s the time of finished things at the moment, or so it seems – I finished the gold band weaving this morning, and now I have a bit more than a metre of band. It was really fun to weave, … Continue reading

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If you like to knit and would like to do so in the name of science (yay!), or like to spin in the same name, there’s a recent project about Knitting in Early Modern Europe looking for volunteers to do … Continue reading

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Now, finally, after hanging out for a while, they have been soaked and patted in form and stuck with pins: My very first sweater. Once it’s dry, I get to sew it together (exciting!) and then I’ll get to find … Continue reading

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