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Making my own clothes: how a year of not buying clothes changed my views

Making my own clothes (and garments for other people) is really important to me. While my handknitted garments look handmade rather than shop-bought, I still think that making my own clothes brings certain advantages over buying them in the shops.  I can choose the … Continue reading

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Hitofude

I’ve just finished knitting my Hitofude cardigan (by designer Hiroko Fukatsu), so some showing off in the garden was definitely called for.  (Try to ignore the weeds, but look at the beautiful pink-edged leaves on the beech tree!) I really enjoyed knitting this.  The … Continue reading

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A spot of gardening and some bee-keeping

Spring has definitely sprung in London, and the longer days and better weather have come in handy as I get to grips with a new garden.  This will definitely be a long-term work in progress, but it’s fun discovering what is already growing there and … Continue reading

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