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Granny hexagons and fabric

Keep Calm and Carry Yarn, Part 2

On Saturday I returned to the National Centre for Craft and Design in Sleaford for the ‘Keep Calm and Carry Yarn’ event.  The Sun was shining and the countryside looked beautiful.  During Keep Calm and Carry Yarn there were exhibitions, demonstrations of spinning and weaving, and opportunities to try felting, crochet and hand knitting. I’ve […]

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Machine knit sea creatures installation by Nicki Merrall


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 the endeavours of family members.  In […]

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