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I’ve told you about my spinning project, and my glorious decision to ply the yarn spun from the dyed top with nice, grey Gotland yarn, to get more length. Well, it is finished now, and it looks really nice. It … Continue reading

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And here’s the promised picture of the other finished thing – the Pirate Robert Hat. As with so many of these things, it’s incredibly hard to take good photos of it, which means that the pattern bit is less legible … Continue reading

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It’s the time of finished things at the moment, or so it seems – I finished the gold band weaving this morning, and now I have a bit more than a metre of band. It was really fun to weave, … Continue reading

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If you like to knit and would like to do so in the name of science (yay!), or like to spin in the same name, there’s a recent project about Knitting in Early Modern Europe looking for volunteers to do … Continue reading

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Now, finally, after hanging out for a while, they have been soaked and patted in form and stuck with pins: My very first sweater. Once it’s dry, I get to sew it together (exciting!) and then I’ll get to find … Continue reading

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I’m not spinning today, for a change – the yarn is still in transit, and once it has arrived (the two-ply to be woven together with some variants of the yarn for the next batch), we can discuss what I … Continue reading

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Here’s the other kind of progress report – from the knitting front: This is the front left panel of “Vignette”, which means I am approaching the day of having made a non-sock and non-hat garment. It knits up rather quickly, … Continue reading

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