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Tingwall Jumper

This is my latest garment, just off the jumper board -and, just in time for spring and summer so I'll have to wait to wear it until next year.

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My Apologies

I just had a look at the attachments to my latest 3 blog entries and I see the photos are the size of a house. I didn't realise it when I up-loaded them.

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Alice Starmore's Book of Fair Isle Knitting - Book

Here it is - the grandpappy of Fair Isle knitting books by the grand dame (she should be given an OBE for this work!) of Fair Isle knitting herself: Alice Starmore.

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The Celtic Collection - Book

Another Alice Starmore book is The Celtic Collection - 25 Knitwear Designs for Men and Women; hardcover, 1992; 144 pages; out of print.

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Tudor Roses - Book

Recently I purchased a number of knitting books. This one is Tudor Roses by Alice Starmore; 1998; soft cover; 126 pages; out of print now.

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New Video Podcast

I just discovered this new video podcast today. The focus is teaching a newby to knit.

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Desperately Seeking Long DPN's

Thanks to Mike (stickywarp) I now have the shorter DPN's that I need. However, I am still looking for the 40 cm length DPN in the following sizes: 3.25 mm, 7.75 mm, 4.5 mm, 5 mm, 5.5 mm.

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New Knitting Podcast

There is a new podcast by a knitting guy you might want to have a listen to:

http://show.sweatersfordragons.com/

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Shetlands Knitting Belt

I just received this traditional knitting belt from Jamieson & Smith in the Shetland Islands. I also ordered the 2 sets of 40 cm DPN's.

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Looking for DPN's - Stainless Steel

I'm trying to source some 20 cm double-pointed knitting needles, stainless steel only. I would like sizes from 2.5 mm to 5.0 mm. I'm having a spot of trouble finding them on the internet.

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