Knitting

The tale of the twice-knit scarf

Life, some say, is all about a long process of change. Development. Transformation. Well, so is knitting! About a year ago, I made a big chunky floppy scarf, using a home-made knitting loom that would probably have been considered a bit primitive even by the Flintstones This week I frogged it. For the uninitiated, that means… Continue reading The tale of the twice-knit scarf

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Knitting · loom knitting

Home-made knitting loom scarf

When it comes to the esoteric arts of yarnery, I am proud to call myself a dilettante. And I can prove it too! Yesterday afternoon, for example, I decided to finally do something useful with a big ball of Patons Fab Big yarn that Shana bought me a few weeks ago.It was a chunky mass… Continue reading Home-made knitting loom scarf

crochet · news

Queen Victoria’s Crochet

Trawling through the news searching for anything to do with crochet I found this article, not exactly recent news, but nonetheless interesting! Google seriously needs to change its algorithms, crochet is NOT knitting. What is the link between Queen Victoria, potatoes and crochet? In early Victorian Britain, crochet was often regarded as a cheap substitute… Continue reading Queen Victoria’s Crochet

Craftwork · crochet · Crochet Patterns For Sale · Shana's Designs

Sweet Pea Lace Scarf Crochet Pattern

The pictures do not show this scarf in all its glory, it really is so pretty and I look forward to wearing it with my summer frocks! American Crochet Terms used throughout. Materials: DK Weight yarn, sample used 3 balls Yeomans Panama (200m per ball, each ball crocheted approximately 18”, with a 12” width) 4.00mm… Continue reading Sweet Pea Lace Scarf Crochet Pattern