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… in Baton Rouge, heading for the trains… It’s finished, finally – I dealt with all the ends on Friday evening and got to wear it for the first time on Saturday. It’s lovely, it’s silky, and it is surprisingly … Continue reading

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And here you go again, with an assortment of links in various flavours! Maybe you have seen the claims that the Voynich manuscript has been deciphered – this has been debunked right away. Bonus article about how it’s not been … Continue reading

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The current knitting project, Baton Rouge, is coming near its end – the lace border around the front is almost done, and what remains now is to sew the (already blocked) sleeves together and sew them in – and then … Continue reading

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Talk Like A Pirate Day is drawing nearer again (September 19!), and that is a good reason to pull out the Pirate Robert hats again and take some more photos – especially since the hat pattern is going to be … Continue reading

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Some more stuff, while I am prepping for Bielefeld in the background and still trying to get on top of the heap… Here’s a free Dragon Lace pattern – for you knitters among us. The really fun thing about it … Continue reading

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All the sitting and standing in line at WorldCon, by the way, meant prime knitting time for me – and I think I haven’t ever had two weeks of holidays in which I have knitted so much. I left the … Continue reading

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The Library Digitisation Unit of the University of Southampton has a Knitting Reference Library with Victorian knitting manuals and other old and really interesting knitting reference books and instructionals. They also have, under the section slightly misleadingly titled “Knitting Patterns”, … Continue reading

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