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Allow Me to Show Off Just a Little...

Posted by Eleanor Burke on

Allow Me to Show Off Just a Little...

I MADE A REALLY NICE JUMPER AND I MADE IT UP MORE OR LESS! So, Dr Chris is working over in Sweden at the minute and so I've been thinking of knitting him something lovely in wool for a little while. Two (now three...) weeks ago, I got chatting to a gorgeous customer about fairisle projects, I can't even remember what was said honestly but she totally inspired me and I cast something on that very night! I knew I wanted to do a top down, I knew I wanted it to be based on the navy colour in the King...

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THE Granny Square Jumper.

Posted by Eleanor Burke on

THE Granny Square Jumper.

I so enjoyed writing my last blog, and I've had a bit of a weird morning so I thought I'd sit downstairs in the stillness of the office and have another go. This time it might be a more familiar piece as it's appeared a lot of social media and on the newsletter (haven't sent one of those since before Christmas but who knows what might happen...). The piece in question is this one: I love that picture of me, it was a happy time in autumn last year and the whole garment had been a dream to put together. I...

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IT SPARKLES.

Posted by Casper Alixander on

IT SPARKLES.
We've done it. It's finally in. Our shelves are blessed with the gorgeous Opal Pretty 4ply after waiting literal months. We are so ready. 

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The Newish Reddish Top

Posted by Eleanor Burke on

The Newish Reddish Top

You wouldn't know this but I do actually finish some projects. Once upon a time, in the old blog and vlog, I used to update you when I started, as I was going and then when I finished. I was spurred on to finish so that I could show you all what I was up to and somehow, as the shop got busier that just waned a little until I got to the point where I was like - does anybody actually want to know?! Especially when a swatch and an excited post will be enough to sell something online...

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Linendale Love

Posted by Casper Alixander on

Linendale Love
This new summer yarn is a 57% cotton, 39% viscose and 13% linen blend, all wrapped up in a 50g ball of goodness. With 120 metres / 131 yards to a ball, too, that's a rather good little bundle of joy.

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