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Knitting and Crochet Seminar by Golden Dragon Store

I attended the Knitting and Crochet Seminar on the 24th and 25th September 2014 at the Copthorne King’s Hotel, along Havelock Road. It was a 2 day seminar organised by Golden Dragon Store in conjunction with Hamanaka, with knitwear designer … Continue reading

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New year resolutions for 2014

We’re now approaching valentine’s day and I am still going on about new year resolutions! Do you make new year resolutions? I make list of things that I want to do. I try to keep it simple and only include … Continue reading

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Straight knitting needles

This has to be the most iconic of all the knitting needle types, which most people associate with knitting. You know the two long needles usually in very boring beigy grey, in the hands of a slightly older lady sitting … Continue reading

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I lost my knitting project!

Its finally happened. After all this time, I lost a small knitting bag with my current project. Oh dear! I wondered if this day would ever come. It wasn’t as bad as I thought it would be! I only lost … Continue reading

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Messiest before dawn

This is a multi coloured green vest for another friend. This year I have been busy knitting things for my friends. So far I have made 2 items this year. I completed a pair of pink/green toeless socks and am … Continue reading

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To wash or not to wash

Do you wash your newly knitted item before you wear them? I know I do! I hand wash my knitted items immediately after I complete them before I store them. This way they are ready to wear. But the real … Continue reading

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3) Plastic knitting needles

How many plastic knitting needles do you own and really like to use? I believe I have just two pairs, a 12mm and 15mm. Personally it is not may favourite type of knitting needle, except for the hollow plastic ones … Continue reading

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Another pair of stirrup socks

A friend saw the original gray pair of stirrup socks and remarked how nice they were. And so I am now making another pair of stirrup socks for her. When I have completed this I will be knitting a vest … Continue reading

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Storage and care of hand knitted and crocheted items Part 2

We continue with how to care for hand knitted and crocheted items. I have only had one sweater that I knitted destroyed in a washing machine many years ago. Since I have no wish to relive the experience again and … Continue reading

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