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Ellie Jones
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My new crafty podcast!
After joining Tilly Trout on her knitting podcast , I decided to start recording my own as I enjoyed it so much! In the podcast I talk about my current crafty projects, this episode there is knitting, bobbin lace and some fluffy purchases. I intend to only ...
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Another simple lace cowl
A little while ago I designed a knitting pattern for a simple lace cowl. Recently I had someone contact me to say that they thought there was a mistake on row 3 of the pattern. I tested the knit again and it turns out she was right the pattern should have r...
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Flower garden cardigan for Darcie
I wanted to make a cardigan for my niece. So I adapted a pattern called Relish by Kim Hargreaves (from Rowan knits). I had knitted the pattern before and it was a great fit so I used the shaping and added a different trim on the sleeves and around the botto...
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His and hers hand knitted socks
I have got a bit of a thing about knitting socks. They are really handy little projects that you can carry around and they don't take too much room. I found a fantastic pattern in Socktopus by Alice Yu. I have had the book for sometime and could not decide ...
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A Simple Lace Cowl
This week I have been working on a simple lace pattern for a cowl. I decided to work it flat as I cant get to grips with the magic loop method of knitting in the round and I did not have the right size needles to use double pointed needles. I used a garter ...
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Confetti and organza needle case
A little while ago I went to a course lead by Margaret Currie about using fabric confetti and organza to make new fabric. I used this technique to make a little needle case. I wont go into too much detail as it would spoil your experience of going to one of...
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Waterfall ripple blanket
I was inspired by Tilly Trout from Ravelry to have a go at one of these blankets. I follow her video blog on you tube and she was really enjoying crocheting it. I am a big fan of blues and greens, as you may already have guessed! I picked up a few different...
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Bobbin Lace bookmark with a purple gimp
I am really getting into bobbin lace now. I fancied having a go at what they call a gimp. This is the thicker purple thread that is woven though the finer work (here in white). The pattern is from Torchon Lacemaking: A manual of techniques by Elizabeth Wade...
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Hearts and feathers table topper
I really fancied having a go at some free motion feathers. I found an interesting pattern on Leah Day's website called feathered hearts  and decided to have a go. I had pieced together two log cabin blocks with a couple of plain green/blue blocks and needed...
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Cute little scissor keeper
I am a fan of Sue Hawkins patterns. I found this great little kit for a scissor keeper and thought it would be useful to mark my scissors at sewing classes. The kit is called a dressmakers scissor keeper and contained more than enough thread to complete the...
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