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Knitted Floor Rug

This is something I’ve wanted to do for a while, make a floor rug for the library. It was time consuming, but couldn’t have been simpler. Starting with good old fashioned French knitting, using up various odds and ends of … Continue reading

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French Knitted Macrame Style Plant Hanger

After my forays into loom knitting I had an epiphany about old school French knitting. Could it be used like macrame to make plant hangers? Time to find out! With some cream wool I created four strands of French knitting … Continue reading

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Loom Knitting Tea Cosies

Recently I discovered knitting on a loom. This has to be the easiest way to knit ever! Do you remember French knitting from school? I’m sure most kids did it in art classes, I remember making long snakes of French … Continue reading

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A love of Afghans 

It’s no secret that I have an addictive personality, and you may have noticed that one of my obsessions is crocheted or knitted afghans. I can’t crochet or knit, something I lament regularly. Despite every crocheter telling me how ridiculously … Continue reading

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Patchwork Knitted Bedspread

   Three years ago, I asked my mum, who enjoys knitting, if she would knit me a patchwork bedspread. I gave her a massive bag of brightly coloured wool, and she set to work on knitting me some rectangles whenever … Continue reading

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