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knitting

  • During the month of August Handmaker's Factory took part in the Craft craftcubed festival. One of the workshops we offered was in collaboration with Abby Seymour who I have the pleasure of sharing a studio with.    A two day workshop in which participants spent a morning with Abby making and pa...
  • Leisl gifted me a hank* of Eden Cottage Yarns BFL sock yarn in the colour Copper Bucket upon her return from a trip overseas recently. A little taste of home (UK) in the form of yarn. I wound it into a cake** and patted it affectionately for some time while I decided what to knit it into.  Socks...
  •  Today I will be talking about the importance of dye lots when knitting. I speak from experience, a very recent experience! I've been knitting the Lila pullover using Aslan Trends Royal Alpaca in Rich Red which had originally been intended for another project so of course I ran out of yarn and h...