Monthly Archives: December 2009


I started something new, something small to knit in the car, because we always travel a lot around Christmas (both our parents live in another part of the Netherlands, luckily quite close to each other). It’s  Citron from Knitty, with … Continue reading

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A warm knit for the cold days

The back of Ambleside is finished! It is very cold here at the moment, last fridaynight -15 °C. There is also a lot of snow, I can’t remember the last time there was so much snow. And they say it … Continue reading

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chunky versus 4 ply

I decided not to be stubborn and started afresh on Ambleside on 6 and 7 mm needles, like the pattern says, and which gives me the right gauge. I’ve just started the second ball now so I am now just … Continue reading

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new collection Garnstudio

Garnstudio/Drops sent an email about the voting for their new collection for spring/summer. I didn’t like their last two collections very much, but this time I was pleasantly surprised. There was a lot to like. On the left an A-line … Continue reading

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Branching Out

The skein of Handmaiden Cashmere and Silk was getting smaller and smaller, so I decided today to keep on knitting until the Branching Out scarf  was finished. That took a bit more time than I thought, I thought I could … Continue reading

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FO: Emily

Pattern: Emily by Kim Hargreaves from the book Heartfelt Yarn: Rowan Kid Classic in Oats (the recommended yarn and colour) “mods” : I have knitted an S, but I knitted the sleeves 1 cm shorter, as for the XS This … Continue reading

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British Sheep Breeds

My Rowan Purelife British Sheep Breeds yarn arrived the day before yesterday from English Yarns. I bought ten balls so I got the whole bag. And even the plastic of the bag is degradable, they even thought about that. This … Continue reading

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