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Nov 29

November 29, 2016

Designer Spotlight: Mary Annarella of Lyrical Knits

There are two days left for you to get patterns at 25% off as a part of the Indie Designers Gift-a-long and I thought I’d show you some of my favourite designers who are participating over the next day or so. I love knitting cardigans and jumpers* and I love the designs of Mary Annarella of Lyrical┬áKnits. I’ve knit two of her Simplicity cardigans (ideal for Perth spring) and admire many of her others. She always looks so elegant in…

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Nov 25

November 25, 2016

Cottesloe Days - convertible scarf version

Design: Cottesloe Days

I grew up near the beach. Within walking distance of it. I now live much further away, but I miss the constant smell of salt in the air. Cottesloe Days is named after one of the local Western Australian beaches, and is inspired by striped beach towels. Cottesloe Days is knit using a fingering weight yarn and is designed so you can use as many or as few colours as you wish. While the versions I made are long, it’s…

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Nov 22

November 22, 2016

Indie Designer GAL 2016

Indie Designer GAL 2016

  The Indie designer Gift-a-long starts today and I’m finally able to participate as a designer. I really wanted to last year, but I was a design short of qualifying. What is this? This is a six week celebration of independent knitting and crochet designers. It involves a GAL 25% sale from all participating designers from tonight, 22nd November 2016 8pm US EST to 30th November 11.59pm US EST with the code ‘giftalong2016’. You need to use the code to…

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