a trio of eastern finds

a trio of eastern finds

In recent weeks, I’ve made several interesting discoveries around East Anglia (no, I wasn’t really talking about the Orient). Beginning with a brief trip to the North…

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first steps in spinning

first steps in spinning

If you’ve ever read my ‘About me’ page, you’ll know that my main aim in life for quite some time has been to learn how…

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the wind-up sheep in iceland

the wind-up sheep in iceland

It’s been a shameful length of time since I last posted anything new, for which I offer my most grovelling apologies. Anyone who came looking…

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un embarras de choix

un embarras de choix

I don’t know about anyone else, but I’m coming to realise that by far the most exciting and enjoyable part of the process of making…

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bootees!

bootees!

My first ever baby knitting! I’m surprised I managed to wait so long before starting something baby-sized, since I’m always coo-ing over tiddly cardigans and…

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what better than a rainy saturday morning...

what better than a rainy saturday morning…

…for the perfect excuse to stay in bed and try out a brand new computer game on my laptop, my fave bedtime companion. It truly…

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the armadillo collection

the armadillo collection

Somehow or other, armadilloes became decidedly in vogue this spring – or at least in my house they did. Due to no particular reason, I…

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summer photo fun

summer photo fun

Back when you could still buy Polaroid cameras and film (all those many months ago!), I always used to want one. Oh the infinite joy…

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back to the fold

back to the fold

It’s been quite a while since I last dabbled in origami, though when I was younger I used to make origami animals, flowers, cards, envelopes and…

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the relative merits of craft shops

the relative merits of craft shops

The other day, I found myself at a loose end in central London, and, catching sight of Liberty’s at the end of the street I…

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