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Completed Project, Charlee, Secret Summer Top, River Mitts, Life In The Long Grass, Fine Sock, 4ply

Two Completed Projects With One Skein – Charlee’s Summer Secret Crop & Rivers Mitts.

I recently completed a degree in Knitwear Design and whilst I have knitted several full garments,  they have only ever been made on a knitting machine, and one of my goals for 2020 was to hand  knit myself something other than a scarf! I decided to start with a pair of mittens, so relatively  early Read the full article…

yakmakes, customers highlights, memade

From Our Shelves to Your Needles: #YAKMAKES Highlights

When you take a pattern and make it truly personalised it can be a magical thing. Looking at your projects coming together always fills us with immense satisfaction. It can be the opportunity to discover patterns we never came across before or to consider colour combinations we wouldn’t have thought of ourselves. But most importantly Read the full article…

Marie Amelie Designs, Algae, 4ply, beanie, fair-isle, stranded knitting

Completed Project – Eugenie’s Phaeophyta

Hats are some of my favourite things to knit. Quick and easy they are great projects to rapidly satisfy a specific ‘knitting crave’. In the mood for some Fair-Isle I was eyeing Marie Amelie Designs‘ Algae beanie and decided to give it a go using yarn from my stash. The WOOLganic Organic Merino; a lovely Read the full article…