So those delicious yarns I bought finally got put to good use for the Hawick Cowl. Which I named Merlin’s Cowl because I fell in love with Kingsman: The Secret Service just before I started knitting it and I’m convinced this is something Merlin would wear. Or maybe I’m just daydreaming of Mark Strong wearing nothing but an angora scarf? I will never tell.

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Snowdrops
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Snowdrops

It’s the 1st March at last. We’re finally into the tail end of winter and it couldn’t have come sooner. I don’t like wishing the time away but I’m happy to say goodbye to January/February. Good thing about this time of year? I leave work at the end of the day and can still see the sun in the sky, albeit only for a little while, but it’s there. The other good thing are all the snowdrops. I’ll admit they’ve…

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Late February blanket
knitting

Late February blanket

I’m so proud of my blanket, if only because it’s the largest thing I’ve knitted so far. It’s all warm and squishy and my new favourite thing to wrap up in as I continue with other knitting.

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Delicious yarns
knitting

Delicious yarns

I’ve only been knitting for just over a year. Well actually it’s closer to two years but those first few months were full of “yeah just give me the cheap yarn and hey look I made a crappy hat” but then I suddenly turned into someone who really wanted to love the things I was knitting. I’ve become very fussy about the patterns I pick to try out and even fussier about my yarn choices. Really nice yarn is so…

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