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Sock knitting for the terrified, the leg (or Part 1)

Don’t forget the two most important instructions. Instruction no. 1 – Don’t panic! Instruction no. 2 – Don’t forget instruction no. 1! This is a free online interactive sock class. … Continue reading

January 15, 2013 · 11 Comments

Bell Ringing and knitting

I just rang my first ever quarter peal! For the uninitiated that’s 45 minutes solid of ringing a church bell weighing several tonnes. Not just making it go ‘dong’ either, … Continue reading

December 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

Christmas Decorations

Here’s a better picture of the yarn ball wreath and some of the Christmas decorations so far. I’m going for minimal bought decorations (there are a few in a box … Continue reading

November 30, 2012 · 3 Comments


I’ve been busy, very busy. I have two pairs of Christmas socks to finish and several other gifts, I’ve also been frantically knitting a Squeggie (more about that next post).  … Continue reading

November 28, 2012 · 1 Comment

Money, money, money!

Money, money, money! Or the lack of it! This Christmas everyone is getting knitted gifts, even the decorations on the tree will be knitted. This is partly because I’m waiting … Continue reading

November 21, 2012 · 1 Comment

Conversion Tables

Click here to go to the knitting needle, crochet hook and yarn conversion tables. There’s also a PDF download version so you can print it out and carry it with … Continue reading

October 19, 2012 · 1 Comment

Twitter Updates

Money raised for Madagascar from knitting pattern sales and knitterly type donations

£17.50 Read more about it HERE

No-Sew Bunting for Madagascar Projects (each project represents a little bit of help for the people of Madagascar)

Find the link to the blog post in the patterns index (above the OXKNIT header on this page)

Project count

Crocodile cushion cover

Jayne Cobb hat tea cosy

Xena Wristband

Simple Boot Cuff Knitted in the Round

Really, really easy beginner hand warmer

Easy lace mesh scarf for beginners

Old Shale Cowl

Cwtch Up