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cycling fashion Knitting

The Nature of Errata: The Apparently Cursed Edwardian Fingerless Gloves

  Errata are the bane of the designer’s life. I’m thinking about it because of the Edwardian gloves pattern which has resurfaced, and needed my attention this week just as I was hoping for a few days of no knitting. But also because, alongside writing the next book, I am fixing the errata in the […]

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cycling cycling fashion guernseys

Spinning The Wheels

    Last month we were lucky enough to see the Grand Depart of the Tour de France, in Yorkshire.  Hardly been off our bikes since. And the month has been more Tour de France than Tour de Fleece, round here. I forgot all about this pattern, til today when, cycling along, I remembered I’ll […]

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cycling cycling fashion History

Bloomers and Rational Dress – Women’s Cycling Clothes

“The Sketch” warns lady cyclists to beware of giving way to a distressed and  fixed expression when learning to ride a bicycle. An exceedingly pretty woman has lost most of her good looks after some time of riding a cycle, because she attained the habit of making grimaces… The Sheffield & Rotherham Independent , June […]