No Needle Knitting


It’s no secret that I have never really learnt to knit properly. I can crochet, but something about two needles doesn’t work for me – it’s like aerobics: I can do arms, or legs, but not both at the same time. Then I came across loom knitting. No needles, just 18 pins and a hook. Here’s my first loom knitted project. It’s a cross between a shawl and a scarf – a sharf or a scawl? The Irish roses and leaves are crocheted from the same yarn [200 Crochet Flowers, Embellishments & Trims] and sew onto the completed knit. I’ve even sewn round the button hole.

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Teal Triptych (for Creative Expressions)


My final -ptych card using this month’s featured stamps from Creative Expressions is another play on the tone-on-tone theme. Featuring heat embossing, iridescent watercolour and careful colour choices, this is a simple, relatively quick, and effective card for any occasion.

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Tone-on-tone Quadriptych (for Creative Expressions)


So new that at the time of writing they didn’t even have names, this card features four new flower stamp designs from Creative Expressions. I’ve chosen to use Antique Linen Distress Ink to develop this tone-on-tone four panel card embellished with a ribbon bow and 3mm cream self-adhesive pearls.

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