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Socktastic 2021

I’ve taken to knitting socks alongside larger projects this year. It’s good to have something a smaller and simpler to mix it up! So far I’ve only finished on pair and started another, but I expect the numbers to grow. I’m using Trusty Toe-Up Socks as a base and modifying from there. First pair! I …

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Blocked light blue shawl with leaf motifs on a brown background.

Summer Shawls 2021

Wild Swan I chose this for its elegance: perfect for a friend’s wedding gift! It’s my first time with a large lace project. Time taken: about 46 hours between 24 May and 16 July 2021. Yarn and needles: Knit Picks Gloss Lace (Clarity). 3.5mm interchangeable circular needles. Pattern by Anne-Lise Maigaard & Nim Teasdale. Very …

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Present with sparkly gold lid and sparkly red and gold snowflakes and white lights in the background

Christmas 2020

Like many crafters, I like to make my family gifts for holidays rather than buying everything. Last year, I had two primary projects (although I hope to make more for 2021). One Ring Scarf I knit this one for my partner, who had known about it for a while: with mandates to stay home, that …

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