Category Archives: knitting

Making Memories

A few years ago I decided to make myself a blanket – something warm and cheery for the winter months. Also, unusually for me, I decided not to rush it. So, over the last 3 years I’ve been acquiring wool … Continue reading

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Processes and products

As I read Anna’s post about how she is struggling to find the patience to read, I thought about how I knit. Specifically, I thought about how often I turn my knitting projects into races – how instead of enjoying the … Continue reading

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Fibonacci socks

I made socks. In response to my suggestion Wendy sent me a pattern for a Fibonacci spiral. I worked out the rest of the pattern using Fibonacci numbers for the stripes: I’m really pleased with the result. So if you’d … Continue reading

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Socks

I like knitting socks. I’ve got a whole drawer full of pairs I’ve made for myself, from plain ribbed ones to fancy designs,  and most of my family own at least one pair I’ve made for them. I’ve got masses … Continue reading

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Ten Little Nomads

Before Christmas I sent ten little parcels across the world to some of my friends – not sure of when they would arrive, but hoping I had got the timings right … First was Ron – not surprising as the … Continue reading

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Christmas Korknisse

Autumn is here and my thoughts have turned to Christmas, and what I can make for friends and family this year. Last year I experimented with some Korknisse – cork elves – and this year I wanted to improve on … Continue reading

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Who am I this month?

I had meant to spend more time crafting my intro to  CLMooc16 – trying out some tools I’d not used before, curating some of my digital artefacts – that sort of thing. But then Brexit happened, and everything changed. For … Continue reading

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Creating an alternative CV

This November I’m going to be co-facilitating Digital Writing Month (#DigiWriMo) with Maha Bali and Kevin Hodgson. We thought that a fun way to lead into this would be to suggest that folk create an alternative CV. As a way … Continue reading

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Really connecting

Here’s some pics of my pals wearing my hand knits. I’m having a lot of fun doing this 🙂

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Knitting for friends

At some point during rhizo15 I decided it would to start knitting for online friends. I started with a hat for Kevin (@dogtrax). This is a Klein bottle hat based on a pattern from here.       Susan(@EatcherVeggies) liked … Continue reading

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