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About claireejknits

Known most places on the web as Claireej but someone else has that user name already on WP, sigh. Slightly jealous LOL.

Book review: London Craft Guide

Every so often I’m asked to review a book or give a shout-out on my blog for various things within the knitting world. It’s a fun part of the knitting world as I travel to shows and mee… Source: Book … Continue reading

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Exposed by my children for what I really look like

Originally posted on Bridgette Tales:
Flipping through the pictures on my phone, I see it. My first reaction is shock. Who took this hideous picture of me? Self-loathing and disgust swell up and threaten to bring me to tears. Just…

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Joining in the Round

Originally posted on INSPIRATION KNITS:
Ice Storm: Long Cowl with a long cast on to join in the round How can you avoid the dreaded twist when joining in the round? Why, when you are reaaaaaalllly sure it isn’t twisted,…

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In which there is tennis and drains

It’s THAT weekend. The one where I stay indoors and knit in front of the tv with the tennis on. It’s the end of year seniors matches from The Royal Albert Hall. Last year and the year before, we went … Continue reading

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Litany Of Disasters

Truly one of the worst days ever. It was easier having my head cut open and having brain surgery than this day.  1: Tomato Soup everywhere. 2: Washing Machine Flood.  3: Blocked Sink Drain causing flood 4: Broken the WW … Continue reading

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Spin, Spin, Spinnety Spin.

I’ve been using the above expression a lot this year.  My life as a spinner changed forever earlier this year when Puddytatpurr said she was saving to buy and electric spinner. More specifically, a Mini Spinner from Hansen Crafts. At … Continue reading

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Ahem, Coughs Quietly

Coughs quietly in the hopes of attracting attention from anyone who may have read my blog in the past. Hello. Yes, it’s me, the long time absentee. I don’t know when I last blogged. Yes, I could look it up. … Continue reading

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