Knitting Progress, and Blog Stuff

Let me show you the knitting progress on my thrifted mustard tweed: The pattern I am using is #15 Harlow Suit Jacket from Verena Knitting January 2010 – it is a rather cute peplum design with contrast collar and front bands: I chose a plum yarn as the contrast, and even though there is no […]

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It’s Mistake Week!

Lately I’ve been beavering away on a Tatiana Pullover by Marlaina Bird from Interweave Crochet W2009. ย I thought all was going smoothly until I laid it out to admire from a distance – I’m glad I did because one underarm is higher than the other: Does your cat like to walk on your projects too?! […]

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Why you shouldn’t sew Bound Buttonholes at night…

Seven perfect buttonholes, Sitting straight and square, Of even width, And equal breadth, Completed without fear. Seven perfect buttonholes, Beautifully aligned, Laying true, None askew, I’m proud to say they’re mine! But what is this? Something’s amiss! What has caused this blight? That darned wool cloth, With it’s grain amok, If only it was oriented […]

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