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GIVEAWAY! 1 free pattern for Minimi Knit Design Mystery Knit Along on #ravelry www.sarastexturecrafts.blogspot.co.uk/search/label/giveaways

Getting a little bit further with my Spring knit :) #ravelry #sarastexturecrafts (at www.sarastexturecrafts.com)

Progress on my Spring #ravelry challenge knit in the #sarastexturecrafts group. Feel free to join in… There will be a prize! (at www.sarastexturecrafts.com)

Last nights progress on my Bracken cardi #wip #wool #ravelry I’m alternating skeins if my colourway Nightfall Www.sarastexturecrafts.com (at www.sarastexturecrafts.com)

First mitt is done 😍 Tgese are going to be lovely and warm! #ravelry #christmasswap #salkal (at www.ravelry.com/groups/Saras-Texture-Crafts)

'Ends' Bookmark - Free Knitting Pattern for Scraps.

Ever picked up a book and couldn’t find a marker to mark your page? Yeah, me too… all the time in…

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Recommended: Baby Newborn Magic Troll Vest by Eba Design

This is something I made a while ago, but I thought the pattern was worth making a note of,…

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Knitting Pattern: Devon Cloche

© Sara’s Texture Crafts Devon Cloche by Sara’s Texture Crafts Published in  Sara’s Texture…

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Final Tour de Fleece yarn… Not a huge haul of yarn, but a pretty little skein and mini skein combo.

Top - hand dyed Shetland and grey Shetland 144m/48g 4ply (std 2ply technique)

Middle - 32m/2g lace

Bottom - 17m/1-2g lace

The mini skeins are plied Andean to capture how the hand dyed colour might work on its own. Both could be used as a lighter weight edging to a knit project with the main yarn.

So how should I proceed with the Kal part of my Ravelry group SAL/KAL* competition? Well in all honesty, I’m really not sure… I want to make something for Darrin (D). D has supported me through everything I have been through in the last few months and so it seems only right that I treat him. As I’ll be knitting the final project in the evenings… and probably in his presence, I thought I ought to ask what he might like. After ‘cooing’ over the fact that the yarn is for him (he has been eyeing it up on my spindle!), D mentioned he’d love a lighter weight hat as his other hats are quite ‘winter’ heavy. A hat it is then! Just gotta find a pattern, or decide on making one up! What’s your favourite light weight hat?

Finally I thought I’d mention that I will be taking fleece and new fluff product to Fibre East this coming weekend… so if you fancy your very own ‘Roving Bon-bon ball’, or a ‘just shorn’ fleece, check me out!

Sara x

Website: www.SarasTextureCrafts.com http://www.sarastexturecrafts.com/- Ashford Agent and fibre artist/supplier.


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*Sal/kal – spin along/knit along.

allaboutami:

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It’s the Year of the Dragon this year!  To celebrate, crochet your own fire-breathing cuties in a rainbow of colours for yourself or for your friends! 

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I have this in my Rav queue… Just need to perfect the crochet!

(via yarnaddiction)

Plying finished last night… Hopefully I’ll skein it for a bath this evening. Also wondering what to knit for the second part of our SAL/KAL? #tourdefleece #ravelry (at www.sarastexturecrafts.com)

This would be great in handspun!

(via somuchyarnsolittletime)

mudwerks:

(via MAKE | Miniature Sweaters with Attached Sleeves)

Ravelry user Chiko shared this touching little knitted project:

This piece, entitled Attached, is about the closeness that twins share during childhood. The little sweater sleeves grow into one another to emphasize this connection, and the piece (which is purely conceptual, rather than functional jewellery) actually physically attaches the wearers.

[via knits and knacks]

juststitched:

Whether you love them or hate them, barefoot sandals are definitely ‘a thing’, and are part of the crochet community. Here’s 10 patterns that might inspire you to try them!

1. Summertime Barefoot Sandals by Jay’s Boutique
Use a D/3.25mm hook and embroidery floss for these sandals. Photo ©…

I wonder if my crocheting is up to this?