Category Archive: knitted authors

Crossed Swords and Crossed Lovers – Balzac’s ‘The Chouans’

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If it wasn’t for some recent galavanting around Brittany, I can’t imagine a time that I’d have picked up The Chouans (1829) as the next ‘must read’ from my TBR. It’s not that I don’t rate… Continue reading

What do Edgar Allan Poe, Parisian strollers and knitting have in common? Read on…

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Last week the latest edition of Interweave’s Knitting Traditions magazine plopped through the letter box, and it had my article and knitting patterns in it – hoorah, fame at last! I wrote an article about… Continue reading

Show Some Self-Respect: Happy birthday Will!

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Today is Will Self’s birthday – Happy birthday Will! In celebration of this special day I’ve knitted a little Will Self wearing a Barbour jacket like the one he wore in ‘Walking To… Continue reading