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Another little wrap

Rohrspatz Wollmeise 100% pure wool ‘nautical miles’ I used 100gms from a 150gm hank so lots left to crochet the edges (once I learn how) I used my new blockers (knit pro via Amazon) for the first time.  Advertisements

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Jagged edge wrap

  CAR = Carriage on right, CAL = Carriage on left HP = Holding position, WP = Working position K = Knit ***Cast on 87 Stitches with waste yarn starting at far left hand side of needle bed. Knit a … Continue reading

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Proud moment

I am quite proud of this, I only unpicked once. I would love to claim I spun or dyed the yarn, but I did neither. This was machine knit from one 100gm ball of ‘Opal, Blutenpracht, col 9113’ 75% wool, … Continue reading

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I have a plan for this soft and quite delicious yarn. Happy anniversary to me 

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I have been knitting some scarves, just to reacquaint myself with the machine. I rediscovered knitting on the bias – it’s wonderful when you do it on purpose. See the shaped edges on the ends of the scarves, no shaping … Continue reading

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I love wool

So, the knitting machine was under the bed for fifteen years. A couple of months ago I got it out, cleaned and oiled it. A few weeks ago I checked and sorted my hoard of yarn. On Saturday I had … Continue reading

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first knitted item for over 10 years

    I bought some inexpensive yarn and using a childs knitting loom, knit myself this funky scarf.  B thinks it is funny but my friends like it. So far this year, I am managing to finish something every week.  Yah … Continue reading

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