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The Ultimate Christmas Sweater: Yippee Ki-Yay!!

For the past couple of years I’ve been planning to make a Christmas sweater for the boy featuring the main character from his favourite Christmas movie: Die Hard. (Die Hard is totally a Christmas movie btw, it’s set during an office Christmas party!) Anyway, I decided this year was the THE year. I found a… Continue reading The Ultimate Christmas Sweater: Yippee Ki-Yay!!

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A Rosy Intarsia Foray

I took a break from my current wip (a baby pink jumper) to practice some colour work for the first time. I recently posted about a jumper that I’m currently obsessed with making called “Santorini” by Rowan.  It’s so amazing, but does require some pretty detailed intarsia work, which frankly, was way out of my knitting… Continue reading A Rosy Intarsia Foray

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My knitting so far…

So, I officially started knitting properly 2 weeks ago.  All I’ve done is practice swatch after swatch of different stitches. Knowing how to already knit, purl, cast on and cast off helped quite a lot as this meant I could delve straight into the stitches.  First up was the ‘rib stitch’.  Pretty easy and fun… Continue reading My knitting so far…