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Knitting hugs

This is a very wordy post, apologies, feel free to scroll down to just the knitting. Before I moved 300 miles away from home, the duty of fixing my family’s drama fell to both myself and my sister Rabbie. Its

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Husky!!!

The title of this post has definitely given the game away over the knit to show you this week! This is made following the pattern Siberian Husky by Sally Muir and Joanna Osborne from the book Knit Your Own Dog:

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Socks, socks, socks…

As the title says, socks! Socks! Socks!! Yeah…I went a little sock mad…I blame Rabbie. She came down for the rather soggy doggy day and the night before her visit mentioned wellies, so Felix wanted her cat welly socks. Then

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Of Butterflies and Bikes

Well, motorbikes. Which is what I’ll start on then I’ll get to the butterflies. On Friday, Engels motorbike died. We knew that she had begun to slowly mechanically deteriorate, as all things do with wear and tear and the lovely

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Commonsensical knits

I admit, I just love the word commonsensical, but it summarises this past knit I’ve been saving, as well as what I currently have on the needles. Yep, commonsensical means practical, and in this case that means arm warmers, which

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Watermelon!

One of Andrews cousins is having their first child, a little girl, due June/July, and I couldn’t resist making this adorable set for when the little baby arrives! I used the following free patterns for this set: Watermelon Baby Cardigan by

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Caterpie!

Just a short post today as I’m exhausted! Firstly, apologies for not posting last week but here’s why: Last Saturday I did a very early drive up to Scotland to visit the family and attend a dog walk event for

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Cars cars cars…

I’m out of car songs and too tired to Google something suiting. It was Inklings second birthday yesterday and we had a BBQ and friends and family and lots of kids round. So tired. Onto the knitting! That 1969 movie

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The red car and the blue car had a race…

All that red could do was stuff his face! A guy at work spotted me knitting the blue car and asked if I was going to make a red one, after saying I had already made a red one he

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Stick a pony in me pocket…

I’ll fetch the suitcase from the van… Yep, this week’s car is the iconic Reliant Robin, best known as that strange three wheel monstrosity driven in  ‘Only Fools and Horses. It makes me laugh though that both Felix and Inkling

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