The problematic race to the POP

Is it a kind of quick-fix magic? or a concept that has got too big for its boots?

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Kelp

A beautiful design, supporting an important cause

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Operculum

Lucy Razzall’s hat celebrates everyday design and the thing-ness of place

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Powdermill

A cardigan with kaboom!

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mooch

my new favourite outdoor sweater

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set for September

Collar de Pilar – with long sleeves

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knitting (and fitting) colourwork socks

how might a colourwork sock differ from one knitted in plain stockinette?

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Oa my!

Kate’s favourite outdoor pullover gets an Oa-verhaul

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Lilias Day (in colour)

A colourful sweater, in the snow

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Green Shoots mittens

A jolly design for January

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Gitchi-Gami

Virginia Sattler-Reimer takes us to her place

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lilias day

Good morning, and happy Friday, everyone! I’ve a new design to show to you – Lilias Day I knitted two pullovers over the festive period, featuring the same Selbu motif. In Orchle, I used the motif as an allover pattern around the bottom of the pullover . . . . . . and in Lilias…

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Coofle

This is a very cheerful sweater And to accompany it, I’m wearing the most cheering pair of shoes I own. . . Yes, even someone with a dropped foot and appalling balance can gad about in these ridiculous ruby slippers! Back to the sweater, whose name is Coofle: an old Scots word for a puzzle,…

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A square for Adrienne Rich

Are you interested in designing your own blanket squares using the Square Share pattern template? If so, this post is for you! In what follows, I’ll describe my process when developing and designing a chart for a blanket square, inspired by the work of Adrienne Rich. If one has favourite poets, then Adrienne Rich is…

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Islay colourwork

Good morning! We’ve now reached the half-way point in the Inspired by Islay club and I thought I’d catch up here by showing you the last three patterns I’ve designed. The collection has been created in four groups of three (each of which features a different style of knitting, and is inspired by a different…

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