Hats and scarves

by Leigh Forbes Monday, 25th May 2015 With the first scarf having vanished into the clutches of my children (though not before I got a photograph of it), I started work on a hat to go with it. I’m a fan of hats that cover the ears, so that’s what I made – again leaving …

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Single crochet stitch

by Leigh Forbes Monday, 11th May 2015 The blankets had all been made using a double-crochet stitch, which was perfect for large pieces, and would work well for a proper shawl once I came to make one, but I didn’t feel it would be best for the hats and scarves that sat next on my …

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New Yarn

by Leigh Forbes Monday, 4th May 2015 The arrival of a new yarn order in this house triggers the ceremonial Unwrapping and Arranging Along the Back of the Sofa. The subsequent Admiring can go on for days. So when our HUGE order arrived, much was made of stacking all the skeins in the right order …

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Project planning

by Leigh Forbes Monday, 20th April 2015 The rainbow blankets had given me ideas, and I started to plan of range of rainbow-themed woollies: bobble hats, tassel hats, scarves with bobbles, tassels, and/or pockets… I should probably make gloves or mittens too, and what about other clothing…? The list went on, and I found myself …

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