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A Bit of Knitting

Tuesday, 11 August 2015

Operation Get Less Shit At Knitting commenced a few months ago. I've dabbled before - made a scarf and some mittens and even a headband thingy - but then for no particular reason I can remember, I put the needles down and didn't feel even remotely tempted to start again. I'm a very casual crafter.

The urge came back upon me a few months ago and a scarf seemed a nice easy way to get back into the swing of things. Armed with some green wool and jaunty needles, off I went.

Did a bit.

Then a bit more.

And quite a lot more - it was as long as my legs before I eventually I ran out of wool.  I was gonna attach more wool and do the world's biggest and widest scarf but it happily ended up being the perfect snood length, so I stitched it together instead and voila!

I am very pleased with myself. It is SO COSY. Plus I can hide in it if people are annoying me or the world is getting too much.

Next up is some verra beautiful multi coloured wool (green, obviously) and I'm actually going to make a scarf this time. It's much more complicated. I have to slip stitches and pick up loops and all sorts of things that are bound to go horribly wrong when I'm not paying attention. If I manage not to cock it up then it'll be very pretty!


  1. Ahh, it's fabulous. I have a knitting pattern for a dinosaur bag which I want to make, but I don't know how to start. Need those Trefoil Guild ladies back to help me!

  2. It's awesome! I do like the operation name ;)

  3. Operation complete I'd say. Good luck with the next project.

  4. I love this, it looks so cosy and it is a great colour!

    Maria xxx

  5. Love the finished scarf, it looks so good and in my favourite colour too! - Tasha

  6. I love that colour - my boyfriend, bizzarely, has recently taken up both knitting and colouring as a way of combatting stress. He's not produced anything as good as yours yet though.

    Lizzie Dripping


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