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Pink knitted flower for the Flowers for Memories project

Knitted Flower – Flowers for Memories

Knitted Flower A Free Pattern for You Today I’m publishing a simple pattern for a knitted flower. I designed this flower for Woollen Woods. As several workshop participants asked for a copy, I’ve edited the pattern instructions, added some extra information and translated it for those who knit left-handed. The petals and centre of this pretty knitted flower […]

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Birds and flowers at Woollen Woods 2015, Rushcliffe Country Park

Tales from the Woollen Woods

All Creatures Great and Woollen Woollen Workshops I spent the last two Sundays at Rushcliffe Country Park running free drop-in workshops as part of Woollen Woods 2015. French knitting proved popular with the young and not so young! The young thought it was similar to loom banding while the not so young reminisced about using cotton […]

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Print fabric by Maya Dunn

A Flair for Print

Print, But Not Just Textiles As a former scientist, I love dye labs! Scientific precision melded with creative flair to produce beautiful colours. Textiles students, who specialise in Print, will print textiles and may other surfaces, for example wall paper. In this post I’m going to show you the work of some of the final year students […]

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Flowers and Ruffles

Flowers and Ruffles

Uming and ahing! In my last post I mentioned how I’d discovered Japanese sewing books. After much deliberation I chose to make a top from this book:  I chose the ruffled sleeveless blouse (pattern 7a). In the book it is shown in a crisp black linen. Pattern pieces The first thing you have to do […]

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