Book Review: Darn it! Traditional female skills every man should know

Book Review: Darn it! Traditional female skills every man should know

June 16, 20140

Darn it! Traditional female skills every man should know, by Sarah Williams is aimed at helping men become better at household management. It has four sections covering ‘Craft and Make-do,’ …

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Book Review: Ladybird Knitting Book

Book Review: Ladybird Knitting Book

June 2, 20140

When I was around 10 years old, my mum tried to teach me to knit.  Speaking to the ladies in our Knit and Stitch group, I found a difference of…

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Coming Up at Significant Seams: April 10- April 16

April 9, 20140

Thursday, April 10: Neighbourly Knit and Stitch: 1-3pm, £3 suggested donation Saturday, April 12th: Neighbourly Knit and Stitch: 1-3pm, £3 suggested donation Tuesday, April 15: Sew and Tell ESL: 10am,…

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Coming Up at Significant Seams: April 3- April 9

April 2, 20140

Thursday, April 3: Neighbourly Knit and Stitch: 1-3pm and 7pm, £3 suggested donation   Saturday, April 5th:                                                                                                               Neighbourly Knit and Stitch: 1-3pm, £3 suggested donation   Tuesday, April 8: Learn…

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Coming Up at Significant Seams March 27- April 2

March 26, 20140

Thursday, March 27: Neighbourly Knit and Stitch: 1-3pm, £3 suggested donation   Saturday, March 29: Neighbourly Knit and Stitch: 1-3pm, £3 suggested donation   Tuesday, April 1: Learn to Knit:…

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Coming Up at Significant Seams: March 24-March 26

March 23, 20140

Monday, March 24: Volunteer Co-Ordinator Training and Networking Lunch: if you manage or support volunteers this event is for you. You can get more details or book a place via…

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Book Review: Norwegian Handknits – Heirloom designs from Vesterheim Museum

Book Review: Norwegian Handknits – Heirloom designs from Vesterheim Museum

March 13, 20130

  The Killing, The Bridge, Borgen and the original Wallander have not only been spectacular TV but have reminded us of the beauty and artistry of a part of the…

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Book Review: Ultimate Knitting Bible by Sharon Brant

Book Review: Ultimate Knitting Bible by Sharon Brant

January 30, 20132

Ultimate Knitting Bible: A Complete Reference with Step-by-step Techniques by Sharon Brant I have been knitting for many years and can honestly say that I learned by reading a book.…

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Book Review: 200 Fair Isle Designs by Mary Mucklestone

Book Review: 200 Fair Isle Designs by Mary Mucklestone

December 26, 20121

200 Fair Isle Designs: Knitting Charts, Combination Designs, and Colour Variations, by Mary Mucklestone A couple of years ago I had a hankering to make my own Fair Isle sweater,…

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Knits Men Want

Knits Men Want

November 21, 20121

My name is Deb’s and I live in Wood Street ward. I have been knitting for so long I can’t remember when I started! I do remember knitting (or rather…

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