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Well, it's this time of the year again, time to give thanks to friends and customers! Next Friday is Black Friday, so I thought I should give you a chance for some serious discount on my patterns! All you have to do is go to my Ravelry Store pick up a pattern (or more) go …
I believe most of you out there, in the big, wide world, are aware of the hard times that Greek people are going through these days. In case you're interested in buying something handmade from Etsy, have a look in the many Greek Etsy shops, perhaps you'll find what you're looking for and by buying …
To all the fellow knitters & crocheters that know only too well how knitting gets us through this life! Many Happy returns of WWKIP Day to all of us!!!
By Jackie Kay
I knit to keep death away
For hame will dae me.
On a day like this the fine mist
Is a dropped stitch across the sky.
I knit to hold a good yarn
For stories bide with me
On a night like this, by the peat fire;
I like a story with a herringbone twist.
But a yarn aye slips through your fingers.
And my small heart has shrunk with years.
I couldn’t measure the gravits*, the gloves, the mittens,
The jerseys, the cuffs, the hose, the caps,
The cowls, the cravats, the cardigans,
The hems and facings over the years.
Beyond the sea wall, the waves unfurl.
I knitted through the wee stitched hours.
I knitted till my eyes filled with tears,
Till the dark sky filled with colour.
Every spare moment. Time was a ball of wool.
I knitted to keep my croft…
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"Ilitominon brings together parents of premature neonates with scientists, aiming at providing care to premature newborns. In order to achieve its aim, Ilitominon organizes and supports social,scientific and educationalactivities through social, scientific and educational activities that contribute to the promotion and solution of medical and socio-economic problems of the families that have premature newborns. Ilitominon …
Well, baby Princess Charlotte of Cambridge made it to the first page wrapped in a wonderful heirloom baby blanket in the most traditional English style possible and I really think she looked awesome. Today though, I'm going to present you my upcoming (free) crochet pattern, a dress I designed and crocheted for a baby that …
Knitting or crocheting for babies simply rocks, don't you think so? Well, my 9,5-year-old is no longer a baby, but there's a way to knit for babies and have the pleasure of contributing to a good cause: Ilitominon is an organization that offers support and comfort to premature babies and their families and it takes just a …
Remember what I wrote in my previous post about Kimberly and her wonderful blog tour? Well, here's a link to my interview, in case you're interested in reading it! Have a nice week!!!