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Well, after 5 years with Blogger, it was time for a change… sadly this means that I am having to re-tag all my posts, re-link all my patterns and generally do a lot of housekeeping over here at theknitguru.com. Why?   It seemed like a good time to actually try and move my online presence…

A Few Super Fast Lunches

I’ve been trying to each healthier this year, as by the end of the academic year, my lunches are crazy carb fuelled wonders…. The plan is food from the garden, in the box, and out the door before I have time to think… Garden salad, satay sauce in the piggy, apricots and almonds. Pasta salad…

Knitted Bofur Scarf

The Hobbit – Bofur Scarf – Knitting Pattern

I made the authentic prop-replica pattern for Bofur’s scarf, and while it is wonderful, it isn’t necessarily the most infinitely wearable scarf. Because of its loose gauge, it is tricky to knit, and doesn’t hold it’s shape too well. So I’ve adapted the pattern for everyday wear. This has a slightly tighter gauge from smaller…

My Obsession with Washi Tape

Last year when I found out I was heading to China, I knew I had to keep a journal, and I knew I had to make sure I remembered as much about the experience as possible. So I bought a Smash Book for journalling. I also bought washi tape, because, well, I needed tape to…