Tag Archives: Hitchhiker

The Hitchhiker Shawlette

I want to talk about a pattern I know…Hitchhiker by Martina Behm. This is one of the most popular knitting patterns I have ever come across; a search on Ravelry reveals that the pattern has been knitted a staggering 18,912 … Continue reading

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DON’T PANIC: Hitchhiker!

In my April Resolutions post the other day, I mentioned that I had a finished object; and can now reveal that it is Hitchhiker! Hitchhiker – a completed shawl The last time I talked about this project, I was lamenting … Continue reading

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April Resolutions are here!

It’s the time of the year again – the beginning of a new month and time to set my resolutions for April 2014. Before I start on that though, I thought I would look back at last year and how … Continue reading

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Losing motivation on Hitchhiker and Garland…

The bad news is that with the purchase of new yarn and having learned a new skill (more info here), I am now losing motivation to work on Hitchhiker and Garland. As much as I love these projects, I am … Continue reading

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Knitting and Stitching Show with the UKHKA

This weekend, I volunteered at the Spring Knitting and Stitching Show in Olympia, London, with the UK Hand Knitting Association. The UKHKA has a motto which became the mantra for the weekend: Dedicated to passing on yarn craft skills. I … Continue reading

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Mid-March Resolutions progress report!

So, it’s been a week since I last posted, and you only get a progress report for my March Resolutions. Isn’t that boring? Not really – I’ve been in Berlin for work, and got back to stacks of admin to … Continue reading

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Hitchhiker (Shawl)

After my long and involved post yesterday about how I am going to be working on Erquy, Garland and a few ‘long-term’ WIPs, you may be surprised to learn that I have cast on a Hitchhiker! Despite the contradictions, I … Continue reading

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