Knitting

 

Baby dragons with WoolMonkey

Dragon Knitting and Crochet

What happens when you ask eleven year olds what they think you should write a blog about? In my case ...
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Quick Knitted Ear Warmer

I found this delicious skein of yarn in my stash the other day - a lovely chunky blend of wool, ...
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Schlumbergera

Schlumbergera – Christmas or Thanksgiving Cactus?

I have to admit that I have never really thought about Thanksgiving very much. Being British, not American, it doesn't ...
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Wool Monkey Wolf Sweater

The Knitted Wolf Sweater

There is a printed pattern which has been sitting on the 'must knit at some point' pile on my desk ...
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Wool Monkey Quick Grow Beginner Snood

Quick growing beginner snood

Anybody who has been knitting for a while will probably know the pleasure of a quick and simple project. I'm ...
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Easy Oddball Triangle Scarf

Sometimes, in my stash of yarn I end up with lots of little balls of yarn, all leftovers from other ...
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Beginner snood pattern

Beginner knitter? This Wool Monkey pattern is an old favourite and perfect for both wet, winter weather and beginners who ...
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gardening hands

Grubby gardening hands

It's been a while since I wrote a Wool Monkey blog, but winter is on it's way again and the ...
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The Dutch Pixie

It's taken me quite a while to get around to writing this pattern up. It's been such a success that ...
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Opuntia Cactus

As you may have realised by now, not only do I love crochet and knitting, but I also love cacti ...
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Blankets

Blanket Sizes

I have often been asked the question 'how much yarn do I need for a blanket?' To which, of course, ...
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Knit and Chatterers

Here is just a quick post in celebration of the Wool Monkey knit and chatterers. (I call them chatterers as ...
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Trinity Knitted Scarf

Trinity Infinity Scarf

Talk about lace knitting and many knitters will squeak quietly, retreat into a corner and hope nobody asks them about ...
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Knitting for Charity

So, Christmas is over and like many of us you might have spent the last few months knitting Christmas presents ...
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Knitted lace

Honley Lace Scarf

I think it was Spring last year, whilst I was pondering the idea of things to do with my kids ...
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School Cardies

These are the pictures taken from the beginning of the school year. They were a bit of a rush job ...
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