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Butterfly prayer shawl

5 Jun


Another prayer shawl made for a friend of mine. Double-knitting wool, size 5mm needles. It reminds me of a butterfly, for some reason.


I started this in February, but what with a new house and a new job, life suddenly got busy 🙂


Week 47: 21st November – 27th November 2013

30 Nov

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More finger puppets to add to the Advent Calendar collection. The free pattern for the barnyard animals came from the TLC website. The wise men, star and camels are my own design. Again, mostly knitted with DK yarn on 3.75mm needles. The star was crocheted and then stitched on to a white body, and the wise men’s gifts were crocheted using metallic cord.

Week 46: 14th November – 20th November 2013

30 Nov

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I’ve been working on some finger puppets this week – I’m making two sets, one for my Advent Calendar, and one for a friend. Here are the first ten. All knitted with DK yarn and 3.75mm needles. Faces are made of felt and sewn on.

Week 41: 9th October – 15th October 2013

18 Oct

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The second of two gold-work designs I was teaching at the retreat in Lee Abbey last week.

Week 36: 3rd September – 9th September 2013

12 Sep

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shrug pin

Prayer shawl made for a friend. Shoulder shrug size. Beaded pin also made by me. This is knitted in a mohair / wool / acrylic yarn which knits up as a aran-weight yarn. It was knitted using 5.5mm circular needles, working back and forth.

Week 34: 22nd August – 27th August 2013

27 Aug

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Prayer shawl for a friend. Double knit yarn, mohair mix shot with metallic thread.

Week 2 a: 8th Jan to 14th Jan

12 Jan

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baptism of Christ decoration

Decoration for the feast of the baptism of Christ. Made from shells, fishing wire, silver card dove body with gold paper wings, and heart shaped stone (found on beach) on end. Shells to symbolise christian pilgrimage, dove for baptism