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    London Textile Ramble

    London is an absolute maze of museums, fashion, and textiles. That’s what happens when a city has more than eight million inhabitants, two thousand years of history, and ...

    On October 14, 2014 / By
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    Yarn in the 1940s Home

    The best things you see on holiday are those you stumble across unexpectedly. While waiting for a museum tour to start, I was wandering around the Liverpool waterfront ...

    On October 14, 2014 / By
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    Childhood Crafting

    Today at work I had to write a couple of blog posts for a toy website. The initial challenge was over coming my distaste for the overtly gendered ...

    On September 11, 2014 / By

Latest Patterns

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    Fisk Hat Pattern

    The Fisk Hat takes the fish motif featured in the Board Game Cuffs and turns it into a beanie. With a school of fish chasing each other around ...

    On June 7, 2014 / By
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    Easy Peasy Tea Lights

    Looking for a cute, simple pattern for tea light covers? You’ve found it! Strangely enough, this pattern originated in the supermarket. I was attempting to find all the ...

    On April 26, 2014 / By
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    Playin’ Games Cuffs

    Need a last minute Christmas knit? Try these cute little cuffs! Many patterns have beautiful, inspiring stories of how they came to be. These don’t. One night whilst out ...

    On December 19, 2013 / By

Commissions

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    I love Calico

    A few weekends ago, I volunteered to make some cushions for my flatmate Tiff’s new bar. She had chosen some lovely hessian with bright prints, that were fun and ...

    On April 15, 2014 / By
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    Embossed Leaves Blanket

    When I moved to Melbourne, two good friends of mine, Fi & Mike, put me up at their place until I found a job and could fend for ...

    On September 24, 2013 / By
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    Eden Cloakroom Installation

    One day whilst working at the wool shop, a designer rang up to ask if we knew anyone who did yarn bombing installations. I naturally offered my skills, ...

    On September 24, 2013 / By