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Another big project is underway, and it’s tiny!

I’ve been thinking for a while that I would like to get back into mini crochet and I’ve struggled finding any inspiration. It’s usually so damn fiddly you have to make sure you really want to do it before you start, otherwise it’s too easy to just give up! I have always loved the African… Continue reading Another big project is underway, and it’s tiny!

Knitting · Patterns · Technique

Fiddle Mitts revisited – cable pattern

This post is in answer to a question I received about the cable pattern used in my Fun Fiddle Mitts post from ages ago. Actually, it was the first post I had ever written! So, here is the pattern for this cable piece, and here is how to colour change invisibly. Abbreviations: k – knit p –… Continue reading Fiddle Mitts revisited – cable pattern

Crochet · Knitting · Patterns

Fun Fiddle Mitts

This is a relatively recent campaign by the NHS to provide comfort and entertainment for hospitalised patients suffering with dementia. The idea is for crafters like you and me to create mittens that are both colourful and interactive, through the types of stitch used and embellishments such as buttons and ribbons. The fiddle mitts help dementia patients… Continue reading Fun Fiddle Mitts