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Latest Craft Fair

Took part in the latest craft fair at the Catholic Hall in Swanage. the weather was a bit odd, lot of rolling sea mist but the footfall was good. First time on display for my […]


Baby bootee recipe – 84 Cylinder

My version of a felted baby sock/bootee. Cranked on an 84 cylinder with 4 ply yarn. Only 7 gms per sock. that’s a lot of socks out of one ball….yah Using 100% Hand Wash wool.  Super wash wool will […]


Fingerless glove – 84 cylinder

Recipe for a Fingerless Glove – 84 cylinder using 4 ply sock wool (Regia, Opal, Stylecraft, Drops Fabel, Scheepjes Invicta Extra etc.)             This glove has a hand knitted thumb and knitted cast […]


Recipe for a mans sock size UK 8

Recipe for a mans sock size UK 8 using 4 ply sock wool (Regia, Opal, Stylecraft, Drops Fabel, Scheepjes Invicta Extra etc.) On my machine 5 rows will change the size by one sock size e.g. size […]


Home spun and dyed shawl

I was gifted a large cake of home spun and home dyed yarn as a thank you for a lift to a craft  exhibition.  The yarn was probably 3 ply, with speckles of dye in […]


CSM stool

Yarn enhanced  drum stool I’m getting together items so I can transport and demonstrate my sock knitting machines a craft fairs and crank ins. Over the weekend I obtained a stool meant for drumming.  It needs […]


Crochet Mystery CAL Midday Mandala

Just finished this years mystery CAL from Julie Yeager. What a great project this was, Midday Mandala was a great fun project to work on. Find it here on Ravelry Used Aran weight cotton which […]


CSM fingerless gloves

Been asked to make some childrens fingerless gloves. I normally make these. So I made the pattern but added Lycra and reduced the tension by 1 setting. This is the result, a very stretch smaller […]


Birthday gift for a friend

A recent crochet gift made for a special birthday. Made with stash wool….yah The pattern can be found here.


Crochet Motif Cardigan

 I came across this picture of a crochet motif cardigan a couple of years ago on a blog and fell in love with the cardigan but I had no idea where the pattern came from so […]