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Laura Nelkin Skywalker shawl

As I work my wedding veil (progressing nicely if somewhat slowly), I thought I would share a recent project I completed a few months back. I made this shawl as a gift to my old boss and mentor as a thank you, as I have now changed jobs. My first … Continue Reading →


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In a quandary

I’m engaged!! Whoop! I’m absolutely wild with delight about it. Its too good to be true. And it feels as wonderful as I imagined it would be! With the wedding date set and all that, I thought of a very ambitious knitting project. I shall knit my own veil. That’s … Continue Reading →


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Wee socks

    My good friend M had a baby a few months back and I thought it would be nice to knit something for the wee one. I decided on these baby socks as they were a quick weekend project and I didn’t have to knit them in the round! … Continue Reading →


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A homemade wedding present

Hello everyone I must apologise for not being around for the last couple of weeks. I have been on holiday and am now busy preparing for a house move so my knitting has taken backstage for now. However, I wanted to share a couple of projects that I knitted in … Continue Reading →


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The best of evenings…

Are the ones where I get to spend it struggling with all this designing like i did last night. Relaxing? Perhaps not, but terribly rewarding. So give it a try. Pour yourself a glass of wine and indulge in patterns! Tonight I’ve been focussing on the baby blanket I’ve been … Continue Reading →


Gorgeous leafy pattern, and don't you like the yarn? Wonderfully golden

One pattern, two pattern, three pattern, four… oh dear

Well now it’s been a while since I’ve last posted and I’ve been pretty busy choosing patterns and then finding nicer ones and changing my mind! It’s so funny, there are so many things you can do with different stitch patterns so there is no rush to use of all … Continue Reading →


Lace on my mind

This is all very thrilling. I have started the building blocks to designing my very first shawl. It’s a little bit intimidating – lace is so intricate and the thought of being able to produce a soft, flowy, angel like garment from scratch makes me think that its going to … Continue Reading →


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It’s all falling into place…

Slowly slowly! It’s amazing how much time it takes to set up a website. I’ve linked it with facebook and twitter (I hope) and been tweaking ad nauseum┬ábut I am still not completely satisfied with it as yet. I have to be careful that it doesn’t eat away from my … Continue Reading →


My first post

I am so excited to be sharing my passion for knitting with you. What better way to do so than with a blog? The intentions of this site are to share my knitting trials and tribulations with you and to provide my little designs and services to any who would … Continue Reading →