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Katy Morrell
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Elephant Boy for a gift
Pattern: Boy Elephant  by Little Cotton Rabbits Yarn used: Sirdar Cotton DK and 4ply & Rowan 4ply I do love these knitted animal patterns from Little Cotton Rabbits, they make such great presents and are very fun to make to boot! This will be my fourth one,...

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Cozy Winter Hood & Mittens
We have seen some snow this week, not much by some standards but enough to warrant the typical melt down of national transport routes overnight and the frantic search for winter woolies from storage.  This prompted me to make L a pair of mittens from the Ol...

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2016 Recap
We are just finishing up the first week of 2017 and it is time for me to reflect on what I have achieved over the last 12 months. I find that these annual posts give me a much needed boost this time of year. December can be hectic and it can feel as if ther...

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Sweater Season
Pattern: King Cole 3951 Yarn: King Cole Cotton Soft  This sweater took me forever to knit up! It is the first adult garment I have ever invested my knitting time into and there is a vast difference between knitting up a child sized garment and tackling an a...

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Qwist and Barley Hats
Back in the New Year I treated myself to a pattern bundle over on Ravelry with the hope that I could get a couple of the items knitted up. I chose the Texture is the New Black collection by Melanie Berg. The details on all the pieces are beautiful and I kne...

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Jalie Eleonore Jeans
Pattern: Jalie 3461 'Eleonore' Fabric used: Stretch Denim sourced from Ebay Size made: 'H' which is 104cm height I have plenty of patterns I could use to make jeans for the girls, in the past I have used the Oliver and S After School Pants with great succes...

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Flax Sweater
Pattern: The Flax Sweater  by TinCanKnits  Yarn: Lana Gatto Supersoft Merino I have a list of knitting projects that I wanted to get done before our trip to Scotland. This included a jumper for each of the girls, plus one for me and I have managed 2 out of ...

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Lisette Traveler Dress
I was browsing the fabric shops on the web one day and came across this chambray which is dotted with little navy birds. I thought it would make a really nice shirt dress so pulled down my Lisette Traveler pattern and my Grainline Alder Shirtdress pattern. ...

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Noodlehead: Road Trip Case
The summer holidays have come to an end and while there hasn't been a whole lot of activity in my sewing room, I managed to make something that had been on my list for a while. The Road Trip Case by Anna Graham of Noodlehead. The pattern itself is a great l...

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Summertime Lunchbox Tee
There is lots of summery sunshine to show you in these photos! I haven't been able to get into my sewing room much over the holidays, we have been busy having lots of fun! This morning however, I woke up with the steely determination that today would be the...
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