rachagainstthesewingmachine

a blog about my adventures in dressmaking, crochet, knitting and anything else i try to make.

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i finished knitting something! my robin jumper

hi friends! well hasn’t this post been a long time coming. in april 2o14, i started knitting a jumper.  i carried on knitting that damn jumper until april 2016.  now it’s december 2016 and i’m blogging about it.  i couldn’t really blog about a knitted jumper in summer now, could i? it’s the robin jumper, which can be found here on ravelry.  i saw this jumper on one of my original

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caravan craft

hiiiiii everyone. I’ve been on holiday, yay!  not that there was a blog absence, because I don’t blog too much haha. I went away with my boyfriend, James. we were supposed to go to turkey but after because of a massive balls up at the passport office (THANKS GOVERNMENT) with lots of stress/lots of tears from me/arguing from me/angry rages from me, we didn’t get James’s passport in time and we

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demotivated..

I had a bit of a rubbish night last night in terms of making things! I’m knitting the robin jumper after seeing it on foursquarewalls. I love the style, it’s just like a ready to wear one I was going to buy last year (but didn’t, it was around £45, too much for knitwear!). I’d knitted the neckline, and done the first stripe, then realised I had gone wrong. the

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only a quick knitting post

here’s a scarf I’m re-knitting for my boyfriend. I cast on too many stitches the first time I knitted it (36) so it was too wide therefore too short. so I’ve unravelled it and taken it down to 27 stitches and I’ve started again. it’s just KKP, I think it looks ace!  make sure you’ve cast on a total number of stitches that can be divided by 3 🙂 it’s

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