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Knitting and Crochet Blog Week 2013 (4KCBWDAY7): Back to the Future.

Image Details: ‘Delorean’ by The Plate Market, via Flickr. Day Seven (Sunday April 28th): Looking Forward One year from now, when the 5th Knitting & Crochet Blog Week rolls around, where do you hope your crafting will have taken you to? What new skills, projects and experiences do you hope you might have conquered or…

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Knitting and Crochet Blog Week 2013 (4KCBWDAY6): Covet Thy Neighbour’s Knitting Stuff

Day Six (Saturday April 27th): A Tool To Covet Write about your favourite knitting or crochet (or spinning, etc) tool. It can either be a tool directly involved in your craft (knitting needles or crochet hook) or something that makes your craft more pleasurable – be it a special lamp, or stitch markers. Is it…

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Knitting and Crochet Blog Week 2013 (4KCBWDAY5): Rhyme Time

Image Details: ‘Robert Burns’ by Theen …, via Flickr. Day Five (Friday April 26th): Something A Bit Different It’s the annual challenge to blog in a way different to how you normally blog. You may choose to create a podcast, or vlog, create a wordless post or write in verse. You’ve already stretched your wings…

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Knitting and Crochet Blog Week 2013 (4KCBWDAY4): A Skein of Many Colours

It was red and yellow and pink and green and, well, mostly red, right? Day Four (Thursday April 25th): Colour Review What are your favourite colours for knitted or crocheted projects. Have a think about what colours you seem to favour when yarn shopping and crafting. Only after writing this part of your post should…

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Knitting and Crochet Blog Week 2013 (4KCBWDAY3): What’s Happening in the Hive?

Image Details: ‘Bee Hive Cake’ by Architekt2, via Flickr. Day 3 of Knitting and Crochet Blog Week, hosted by Eskimimimakes, is upon us. This has definitely been the hardest day for me so far, but then I suppose that is part of the point of taking part. It you do want to jump on the…

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Knitting and Crochet Blog Week 2013 (4KCBWDay2): The Beekeeper and the Bumblebee

Image Details: ‘beekeeper ornament’ by mrwalter, via Flickr. Day Two (Tuesday April 23rd): A Mascot Project. Your task today is to either think of or research a project that embodies that house/animal. It could be a knitting or crochet pattern – either of the animal itself or something that makes you think of the qualities…

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Knitting and Crochet Blog Week 2013 (4KCBWDAY1): Be Never too Busy to Bee Shiny

Image Details: “Bee” by BaileyWho?, via Flickr. So, the first day of Knitting and Crochet Blog Week is upon us, and I have sorted myself into the House of Bee. Not only because it has my entire blog and podcast name in the description, but also because it totally describes my attitude to crafting and…

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Another 10 Random Facts

Image Details: “Gun Barrel Proof House, Banbury Street, Digbeth – 10mph sign” by ell brown, via Flickr. Inspired and enabled, as usual, by Martine “The Enabler” iMake (that SO makes her sound like a WWE wrestler) as well as Kate from Kate’s Twirl and the lovely Mossy Moss Stitch, I have cobbled together 10 random…

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Knitting and Crochet Blog Week 2013

Image Details: “Writing Apparatus” by Kazarelth, via Flickr. The 4th annual Knitting and Crochet Blog Week is coming up next month, between the 22nd and 28th April. This is run by Mimi of the Eskimimimakes Blog, and involves Knitting and Crochet bloggers taking part in a week-long series of blogs, one per day, on a…

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Day 6: Improving your Skill Set.

Image Details: ‘Skills Drop Off’ by squacco, via Flickr. Day 5 of Knitting and Crochet Blog Week brings the subject of improving your skill set to the table. As a knitter, I find that once you know a couple of basic stitches and how to cast on and off, you open up a whole world…

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