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Free ‘Stripy Hat’ Knitting Pattern

Free ‘Stripy Hat’ Knitting Pattern

FREE knitting pattern for a stripy hat here on the blog and Ravelry.

Best laid plans and all that…

Best laid plans and all that…

You know it’s been a bad week when you’re struggling to do any knitting.

Is it wrong to buy a pannier bag just for your knitting?

Is it wrong to buy a pannier bag just for your knitting?

Surely it’s not wrong to need to a pannier for my bike specifically to carry my knitting, is it?

Yarn Haul, Socks Go Wrong and Treat Yarn – Mara Knits Episode #8

Yarn Haul, Socks Go Wrong and Treat Yarn – Mara Knits Episode #8

I’ve a yarn haul, some socks go wrong, treat yarn and a wip hat in the latest vlog over on YouTube.

Mara Knits Episode 6 – Knitting over the Holidays

Mara Knits Episode 6 – Knitting over the Holidays

Mara Knits Episode 6 is up and I go through my Christmas Holiday Knitting from 2017 and welcome in the New Year 2018.

A Flock of Baable Hats for Christmas

A Flock of Baable Hats for Christmas

Knitting a flock of Baable Hats for Christmas, the highs and the lows.

Marathon Knit for my Wedding

Marathon Knit for my Wedding

Do you ever get a daft knitting idea?  You know one of those, ‘Oh I’ll just do this… it won’t take long’ types of idea.  Then 5 months later you’re frantically trying to finish by knitting at midnight.  Well I had one of those ideas about 6 months ago.

You know you’re ill when you can’t be bothered to knit!

You know you’re ill when you can’t be bothered to knit!

I don’t know about you, but I need to be really ill to not even want to try and knit.  To add to that I was even refusing cups of tea, which had my other half really worried.  Being ill is never fun.  Anyway I’ve […]

Does your yarn talk to you? I have some that’s very rude.

Does your yarn talk to you? I have some that’s very rude.

Seriously, does your yarn talk to you?  Does it whisper in your ear what it wants to become to fulfil some sort of yarn destiny?  Mine does and sometimes I worry about my sanity.  This silk for example has been chattering non-stop about being a […]