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Patons Colour Block Jacket Book 3756

September 14, 2016

With another baby due to be born in to our family we had a think about what would be nice for the baby, Peregrine’s nest decided to make a dress and I thought I would knit up a cardigan, I already had a few things on the go with a deadline so thought, for now… Read More

Still Clicking Away

September 10, 2016

Things have been busy here so I have been rather quiet on the blogging front, we have been lucky with fantastic weather so we have been here, there and everywhere, but the needles have been clicking. We took a trip to Glastonbury a few weeks ago, I sat at the bottom of the Tor knitting… Read More

Colourful May Knit – Pictures So Far!

June 5, 2016

I have been sharing my colourful knit I was working on during may, this is my own pattern though there are lots of similar ones out there. I have nearly finished this it needs blocking then is ready to go, I love this because it is easy to get on and off, with my EDS… Read More

Pirate Knitted Crossover

May 25, 2016

A few weeks ago we went to pirate day, we had lots of fun doing pirate things and doing treasure hunts, but it was cold, very cold, I wore a lovely shawl I knitted and some arm warmers, unfortunately none of us thought to take a photo of me! We did however get to take… Read More

Lost My Bloging Mojo

May 20, 2016

I have somewhat lost my knitting mojo, at the moment I am not sure what to blog about, I have not had a great month with health and family things, along with the usual EDS and the allergic reaction I had the other day. I have also had swollen gland doctor thinks it is an… Read More

A Colourful May Update

May 1, 2016

Well I know I have got lots of projects to be getting on with at the moment but I really couldn’t resist starting a few more, and something for myself I made these lovely hand warmers, I have a few of these so if anyone is interested in buying a pair just drop me an… Read More

World Book Day Knit

March 6, 2015

Yesterday was World Book Day, we love books in our house, we have so many (not just knitting books!) and are at the library a lot, my son goes to bed at a reasonable time just so he has a long time to read, he is currently reading his way through his very own copies… Read More

Shawl, Hat and ArmWarmer Set

October 27, 2014

As the weather turns cold we are all looking to items that will keep us and others warm and protected from the wind, the days are getting shorter and although all reports are saying it has been warmer than past years I for one am feeling the chill. A while back I got and order… Read More

centenary stitches

September 19, 2014

You may have heard me mention the pattern book for the items I have been knitting recently, this is for the film ‘tell them of us’ many people have put a lot of work into this pattern book and it looks like it is going to be fab! There are loads of pictures to look… Read More

Knitting Ages Well!?

September 3, 2014

My husband has an amazing jacket that is knitted and lined in fleece, unfortunately i did not make this for him but i did buy it! this jacket is quite old now, a good few years and he has worn it most days, it was a bright vibrant jacket very stunning, green with rainbow striped… Read More

Stop Off At The American Museum

September 2, 2014

Everyone here at the T.B.K house hold has been away, I had hoped to have some internet but I had no luck, we had a fantastic time away mostly visiting family and friends but I did get the fantastic opportunity to go to the Kaffe Fassett exhibition in bath we had such a lovely time,… Read More

Don’t Doubt Your knitting Skills!

August 21, 2014

This children’s tunic/jumper was one of my first ‘big knits’ I decided to knit it bigger than needed thinking it would take me a very long time. It didn’t take me very long and it has been sat in the cupboard until this summer, however it was a very hard item to knit for someone… Read More

“One Size Fits All”

August 19, 2014

The Knitted crossover I posted yesterday really is “One Size Fits All” On an adult it feels more like an extra warm Knitted shawl it keeps you much warmer than a shawl and is snug,almost like a shawl being warped around you but you don’t have to pit it, or worry about it falling off! On… Read More

Lovely yarn Gifts

August 9, 2014

I have been a very lucky girl in the last few months! I received a package from a Lovely lady… with yarn needles and patterns, sending a big THANK YOU to Sam Obrien Currie of Rainydaysunsetknits These are the lovely items she sent… When I opened the package I found this on the outside of… Read More

T.B.K Finally Learns To Crochet!

August 4, 2014

I don’t do much crochet, I have admitted a fair few times that I am no good at it, so when I was asked to do a couple of crochet items I was a little worried, but me being so stubborn when it comes to yarn craft thought I would be fine, and I was… Read More

boy’s knitted WW1 jumper ready to go

July 26, 2014

As some of you know I have been knitting for the tell the of us project, I have just completed this boys jumper, I think this is for other things planned along side the film, for ww1 events, i think this jumper is for a boys choir who will be singing songs from the past!… Read More

Can Knitting In the Round Reduce Pain?

July 15, 2014

I absolutely love knitting in the round, I hate seams,  mostly because I am lazy! I thought it was just a lot easier not having to sew up seams and time saving too, as well as that I have a son who hates how seams feel against him so it ticks all the right boxes… Read More

I shouldn’t use metal Knitting needles With EDS!

July 8, 2014

A lot of you know I am a huge fan of circular needles and wooden ones too, mostly because of pain, the vibrations of the metal needles cause me much more pain. The shorter length plus not holing the weight of the yarn are also really helpful to me. I have had a bad few… Read More

The Purple Vintage Shawl!

July 2, 2014

In the rush to go away and with all the knitting I have been doing I completely forgot to share the shawl I made! This is the one I am wearing at 3 wishes faery fest! a bit awkwardly with wings in the way, but it is so lovely and soft to ware. so here… Read More

Some Children’s Knits

June 30, 2014

As you can imagine it gets a little chilly in the evenings so when we were at the 3 wishes faery feat we wrapped up warmer to listen to the great music in the evenings Here is a matching set I made,knitted  tunic, leg warmers and arm warmers And this is a jumper (blue/green) with… Read More

Back To The Knitting!

June 29, 2014

As you may have noticed I could blog about the faery fest until solstice 2015! But I have had to face that it is over and blog about other things too, I will still have a few blogs about 3 wishes I am sure but for now back to the Knitting. Since being back I… Read More

My New Knitting Blog Site :)

May 29, 2014

I love having a blog, I like sharing my makes and encouraging others to make things too as well as raising awareness of projects that need help, this year has been a busy year for me and I feel like my to do list is quite long. one of the things I am finding is… Read More

Knitted Blocks I Just Couldn’t Resist!

May 26, 2014

It happens to us all from time to time, no matter how much knitting we already have and how much we need to catch up on, something comes along and we just cant help but give it a try! and someone pointed out to me…it does a massive queue jump! A few days ago a… Read More

Vintage Knits For Afternoon Tea?

May 20, 2014

A few weeks back I had a play around with some yarn, I was thinking about making a shawl but just wanted to have a play and see what I came up with, I didn’t really have anything in mind just a few hours with some needles and yarn, and after a while I came… Read More

Knitting Needles For EDS & Pain

May 15, 2014

When you are a keen knitter (or any thing else) and you are faced with a condition which over time means you struggle with hobbies you once loved, it can be difficult to accept. This is the case for people with Ehlers-Danols syndrome (EDS) <that’s me! hypermobility syndrome (HMS) and arthritis as well as many… Read More

Our Little Knitters Are So Creative!

May 14, 2014

you may have noticed I haven’t posted in a while, things have been super busy in our house this month, but then when is it not!? I have been doing lots of fun and creative things with my children over the last few weeks, lots of clay, painting and making. I have also been spending… Read More

Colour Matching Yarn To Garments

April 26, 2014

One of the hardest things to do when knitting up items is colour match something perfectly! There are so many shades of one colour out there that you would have thought it would be a piece ‘o’ cake, but by the time you have chosen the weight and the type of yarn, in my case… Read More

Just A Few Projects

March 10, 2014

no pictures today I am afraid but the shawl is coming along well, I am nearly done with the stripes…well I have 6 rows left then I can start on the fringe wooo! In other news I am trying my hand at being a hooker! have started a small bag with a Tunisian crochet technique,… Read More

Villager Shawl Is Coming Along

March 4, 2014

Now that I am feeling much better I have a few projects I need to crack on with, the first is the other shawl for the film, this is coming along nicely now and I can start on the stripes that make up the boarder. and I have that snowy jumper that is a replica… Read More

That Naughty Pixie!

February 6, 2014

Amidst all the excitement with shawls I had neglected to update on the pixie I had been knitting for my daughter! She kept stealing the little bits for her own dolly, which had been made into a fairy after insisting the pixie’s wings were for dolly! After that for some reason I struggled to knit some… Read More

A Quick Update!

January 16, 2014

Well at last it is going well, yaay! It was just a matter of getting the stitches and tension/needle size right and perfect, I do feel a little pressure to get this one right more so than I usually would! not because it is for my in-law but because I really want it to be… Read More

Trusting Myself With My Knitting!

January 11, 2014

The slow progress on this jumper has continued and to make matters worse I have gotten to about 8cm in and measured it, it is far too wide!! I am only on the side slits so could maybe bring it in by either decreasing stitches or reducing needle size? But that would be a big… Read More

Slow Progress!

January 10, 2014

Both children out of the house today and I had thought it would be the perfect time to crack on with this jumper, well I ended up popping down to the shops to pick up the last few birthday pressies for my little monsters, they both needed new trousers! I am very impressed with myself though,… Read More

Started The Jumper But Already Changed My Plan!

January 9, 2014

Well it has come time to start the jumper I will be making for my mother-in-law, yay at last! I managed to get some more wings made for my pixie but do still need to sew it up! The thinking was to knit it in the round so off I went casting on over 230… Read More

Free Pattern To Save Lives!

December 28, 2013

When we fall ill, have an operation or have an accident, we often take it for granted that the hospital will patch us up and send us on our way, we accept that if there is nothing they can do that they have done their best, the sad thing is that sometimes it isn’t the… Read More

My number one mess and hassle free way to keep my son quiet

October 26, 2013

My son is messy, noisy,active and well crazy! but i found out, by accident how to keep him quiet and save me a job….who said child labour is bad! yesterday my nan came over for the day, and she brag me lots of goodies 😀  some wool/yarn for me that she won’t use so being… Read More

ancient greek day costume!

October 17, 2013

Greek day finally arrives and we are prepared! tomorrow is Greek day at school and we are ready, I didn’t exactly do much other than making some quick wrist warmers and a thin belt but it has made my son happy we have had a great week making his mask and even made a shield,… Read More

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