Monthly Archives: April 2013

A New Plan

I decided that after having a rash of sock accidents in the washing machine I was going to wash my hand knit socks by hand. I used to wash them by hand when there were only a few but now … Continue reading

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She Cries Real Tears

When I was a small child I was gifted a Teeny Tiny Tears doll. The selling point of this doll was the fact that when you fed her a bottle of water she would cry “tears”. They neglected to mention … Continue reading

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4KCBWDAY7: Looking Forward

Day Seven (Sunday April 28th): Looking Forward One year from now, when the 5th Knitting & Crochet Blog Week rolls around, where do you hope your crafting will have taken you to? What new skills, projects and experiences do you … Continue reading

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4KCBWDAY6: A Tool To Covet

Day Six (Saturday April 27th): A Tool To Covet Write about your favourite knitting or crochet (or spinning, etc) tool. It can either be a tool directly involved in your craft (knitting needles or crochet hook) or something that makes … Continue reading

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4KCBWDAY5:Something A Bit Different

Day Five (Friday April 26th): Something A Bit Different It’s the annual challenge to blog in a way different to how you normally blog. You may choose to create a podcast, or vlog, create a wordless post or write in … Continue reading

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4KCBWDAY4: Color Review

Day Four (Thursday April 25th): Colour Review What are your favourite colours for knitted or crocheted projects. Have a think about what colours you seem to favour when yarn shopping and crafting. Only after writing this part of your post … Continue reading

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4KCBWDAY3: Infographic

Day Three (Wednesday April 24th): Infographic There are many ways of conveying information on a blog; text and images being the two most widely used. Many infographics combine both these elements to provide a visual way of presenting text information. … Continue reading

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