A Tale of Two Yarns
What I saw when I chose the yarn - Noro Kureyon Sock

A Tale of Two Yarns

With some yarns it is love at first sight, while others take longer to appreciate. As you might imagine, loving colour, I find it hard to resist Noro Yarns yarns, although, I’m trying, since when I buy one, I usually just look at it for weeks (even months) because I cannot…

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Patchwork Plants
Summer meadow

Patchwork Plants

I've been inspired by nature from an early age.  In particular I love plants, and have fond memories of helping my father on his allotments.  He taught me to identify common plants and to grow vegetables from seed. The success of animal species is dependent on protecting plant habitats, so…

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Fair Isle Yarn
Shade card from Jamieson's of Shetland

Fair Isle Yarn

As a knitter I love yarn and my favourite yarn is wool. I also love colour and the Fair Isle technique, so it was inevitable that eventually I should buy yarn from Shetland. Spindrift, from Jamieson's of Shetland, is spun from wool produced by Shetland sheep, and every process required…

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Introduction
Machine knit sea creature

Introduction

Hi! My name's Nicki and "Being Knitterly" is my blog about knitting and stitching, creating and making. My love of working with fabric and yarn goes back to my childhood.  Although I learnt crochet, as well as many styles of embroidery and dressmaking, the ability to hand knit eluded me, despite…

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