Archive for November, 2011

26/11/2011

Countdown to Christmas…

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We’re at 29 days until Christmas!

Knitting HQ is starting to look like Christmas… The Christmas decorations were unpacked last night while Mr. Elf looked on.

I finished my handmade gift for the Knitmas swap that several the Twitter knitters are partaking in this yuletide season.

I have a few more leaves completed for the Christmas knit a long. I will show them off today at the City Centre SnB.

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25/11/2011

Cast away…

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Cast on today for our Christmas knitalong!

I am knitting the greenery with four strands of yarn held together since
I want to make my wreath a little bit bigger and at the same time, using up what’s in my stash : )

Need help or ideas with the KAL? Post a comment or send me a tweet @TheDKC.

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20/11/2011

Join our Christmas Knit a Long

I thought I would throw in a little fun by adding a Christmas themed knit along. Enjoy the anticipation and build up to Christmas. There is the preparation, and it should be fun and stress free : ) 
I have selected one of my favourite wreath patterns by CocoKnits for a Christmas KAL. I have a prize (TBA) for this competition which will be a random draw. 
 
For the Knit Along: 

* Cast on will be Friday 25th November 
* To enter the random draw, post a photo of your finished wreath by Thursday 15th December in the Christmas KAL discussion thread on Ravelry
* Be creative and have fun! 
 

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16/11/2011

Christmas countdown: 39 knitting Days

This is one of my favourite knitting patterns for Cbristmas decorating. It is quite simple and elegant.

http://store.cocoknits.com/products/knitted-wreath.html

With only 39 days to go, I am going to take a look at my neverending yarn stash and knit one up in a bulky yarn.

Anyone want to knit along?

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15/11/2011

Countdown to Christmas…

40 knitting days…

Why not peruse thru the latest Twist Collective Winter 2011:

http://twistcollective.com/2011/winter/magazinepage_01.php

Which pattern is on your wishlist?

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14/11/2011

Countdown to Christmas: 41 knitting Days

With on 41 knitting days until Christmas, I could use any advice and ideas that come my way:

http://cloudywithchanceoffiber.wordpress.com/2011/11/14/episode-34-ready-start-your-engines/

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10/11/2011

The Knitting and Stitching Show 2011

The annual pilgrimmage to Dublin’s RDS starts today. The show run until Sunday.

We want to hear all about it.

Join us on twitter Friday for our live tweeting event, #KSS2011.

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