Archive for January, 2010
Pattern: Grove from Made in Brooklyn by Jared Flood Yarn: Lana Grossa Luxor (discontinued). Just over 1 skein. Needles: 4mm Modifications: lengthened by 2 pattern repeats. Yet another project that Lily finished for me. In fact she actually ripped back most of the section I had knit (badly apparently!) so I suppose she can take […]
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Now available to download via Ravelry! A big thank you to Saffron and Amy for test-knitting.
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Pattern: Aira Yarn: Rowan Scottish Tweed 4-ply. Needles: 3mm and 2.75mm. 16″ circular and DPNs. Modifications: None – other than dropping down a needle size as I wanted more cloche than beret. Lily got sick of waiting for me to finish this so finally tackled it herself last week. Bad mummy Amanda!
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Pattern: Vine Yoke Cardigan by Ysolda Teague. Yarn: James C. Brett aran with wool. Needles: 5.5mm circular. Modifications: None Lily actually finished this before Christmas but we’ve spent the last few weeks looking for suitable buttons. She didn’t want pink buttons. She didn’t want wooden buttons. She had to have 1″ buttons. Finally we found […]
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See that up there? It is causing us no end of grief – or the lack of it is. It is the Nerf Recon CS-6 and it’s like the young boys equivalent of Wollmeise! Joel’s desperate need for this item is quite ridiculous now. It’s the first thing he talks about when he wakes up and the […]
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Lily came up with this design when I said I’d like a small shawl that I’d actually wear more than once a year. So often I am seduced by lacy shawl patterns that then just sit around unworn as they’re just too ‘busy’ to enhance my wardrobe much. Levens is a very simple but well thought-out […]
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