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World Wide Knit In Public Day

Today is World Wide Knit in Public Day. (WWKIP). It was started in 2005 by Danielle Landes and has grown to¬† a week long event celebrating knitting. All over the world, knitters come together to bask in the joy of their creativity and to share ideas. There are undoubtedly events happening in yarn shops local […]

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A Day Off

The current samples have been sent to the studio and the latest commission was popped in the post this morning. I ran some errands and sent off some emails to tidy up some loose ends. With this natural break in work, I’ve decided to take the rest of the day and tomorrow off. Of course […]

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A Break From The Norm

As of tomorrow, I’m on holiday! I’m a little bit excited. For the last few months I’ve been working with a real focus. Or rather, I’ve been more organised and the progress I’ve been making has felt more substantial. Working with such determination is great but it means that I feel ready for a rest. […]

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Reading Books & Folding Pages

The current batch of samples were posted off on Thursday and, quite amazingly for a parcel sent 1st class via Royal Mail, arrived at the studio on Friday. I was nervous as I waited for Emily the boss’s response but she liked them! You’d think I’d be used to this process by now but every […]

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A Sense of Acheivement.

Isn’t it strange how things work out. Last week was mildly frustrating and it was the first time I didn’t complete all my assigned tasks for the week. Realising that I was fighting a losing battle, I concentrated on finishing the studio sample. Everything else could wait. This week got off to a flying start. […]

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Don’t Ask

There are questions you should never ask a woman without being invited to do so. These range from “How old are you?” to “When are you due?”. Similarly there are questions you should never ask a knitter. To help you here’s a quick list – What will you do with it? Don’t you already have […]

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Fabric OF Britain – Knitting’s Golden Age.

Last night I spent an enjoyable hour in the company of knitters. BBC 4 had a programme about “Knitting’s Golden Age”. It was very interesting to see which way they took it and it was a safe bet that in the hands of BBC 4 it would be a thoughtful piece with actual facts. I […]

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Downtime Knitting

Some of you may remember that I mentioned an event in June. On the 21st June I got married. We started with a registry office ceremony for the legal element which was followed by us gathering in a local wood with our family and friends for a pagan handfasting. The handfasting was a wonderful ceremony […]

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