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Five years ago, I sat down in the lounge in a shared flat in Brixton, South London. There were things literally everywhere – a small trunk of yarn, a house rabbit in a cage, very poorly constructed sofas. John and … Continue reading

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Past Projects – Bee Happy!

Today I’m going to talk about a project I knitted years ago, the Bee Happy bees! These guys were knitted as a birthday present for a friend, and took just one train journey to complete. They were quite a turning … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday!

I am posting this Birthday post a few days late – we had some server problems, which hopefully not too many of you noticed, and Plutonium Muffins was down on the day itself! I did a quick search for “Birthday … Continue reading

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Happy (2nd) Birthday!

The Etsy giftcard giveaway is now closed! That’s right – today is Plutonium Muffins’ second birthday! We’ve gone from the first ever post to celebratory first year giveaways to pattern publication and the birth of my spinning career. My, it’s … Continue reading

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Resolutions Update…and we are going geek chic.

I woke up this morning convinced it was Wednesday, and feeling a bit dull because I only have my baby blanket to show you…then I remembered it’s mid-July and I can do a resolutions update, which made me feel a bit better! … Continue reading

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(Another) New Chapter…beyond knitting

Don’t understand the title of this post (what is a new chapter?)? No, me neither. It’s hard to think of a good title that isn’t this: I GOT THE JOB!!! I found out this morning in the middle of a Les Miserables … Continue reading

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WIP Wednesday – Boyfriend Socks

It was my gorgeous JS‘ birthday on Monday and I wanted to knit him a pair of boyfriend socks – similar to the boyfriend sweater but with fewer consequences, hopefully! I started out with Business Casual, and pretty quickly decided … Continue reading

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Download the Garter Stitch Head-Band pattern!

This year has been the year of learning to design knitting patterns. My first one was rather more complex than this one, which is really just a formula intended for people who want to learn to knit, but don’t want … Continue reading

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Kitty! Or, kitties…

Wow, it’s been a week since I blogged. I can’t believe it! I’ve been finding work so incredibly tiring, and everything except gentle activity has been way beyond me. Sorry! On to the kitties. I’m going to introduce a new … Continue reading

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Starting Color Affection.

The yarn for Color Affection, the shawl I am knitting for Grumpy, arrived on Thursday. Amongst my emergency knitting of Fingerless Mitts for Granny, being ill (and having to miss the Birthday party, hence not being able to even give … Continue reading

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