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Knitflix – the newest bizarre Netflix show

Netflix will soon be addibg a real-time knitting “Slow TV” show to their selection of TV and movie offerings. 12 hours of pure knitting. Yes, it’s real. No, we’re not joking. You really can watch 12 hours of knitting… The show is called “National Knitting Night” and will be added along with a number of […]

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Top 3 Addi Express Projects

The Addi Express is a hand-crank knitting machine that’s proving really popular with knitters who want to produce items quickly. The Addi Express Kingsize allows you to knit tubes large enough for hats. Whilst the Addi Express standard size is perfect for tube socks and craft projects. I have both knitting machines and I love […]

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Citadel Hat Review: Lined knitting!

The moment I saw the Citadel Hat from Hedgehog Fibres I knew I needed to make it! The Citadel Hat is a lined beanie hat with a really fun textured pattern. I knew my boyfriend would love it and I also liked the double-lining as it will hold it’s shape better (he tends to stretch […]

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One for the boys – knitting for men

I’ve wanted to write about knitting for men for quite a while. Not necessarily knitting things to give men (although that too) but more about the idea of knitting/crafting and femininity. My Mum always told me that her Grandad taught her to knit, not her grandmother. I always found this pretty interesting as I’ve yet […]

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Fox Hat Knitting Pattern

New year, new patterns! I’ve just released a super cute pattern on Ravelry this year. This was knitted last year and has been very popular for sale on my site as a finished product but I wanted to share the pattern with the world! Fox Hat Knitting Pattern The Little Fox Hat knitting pattern is […]

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Jet Stream Shawl – First handknit shawl and a beautiful indie yarn

I have to admit, the word “shawl” has always put me off a bit. It reminds me of something I have to wear in a school play whilst dressing up as a Victorian. But in the knitting world shawls are super popular. It wasn’t until I found Jet Stream Shawl from Heidi Kirrmaier that I […]

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Ombre Knitting: Blended colours

One of the biggest fashion trends of 2013, and moving into 2014 the trend has changed from the typical dip-dye effect to full ombre changes of colour. Ombre effects can be achieved in knitting in a number of ways. You can quite easily dye garments afterwards to create ombre knitting looks, this is quite easy […]

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