a new scarf to celebrate autumn

a new scarf to celebrate autumn

So it’s finally knitting season again! I’m right back in the swing of things, just like the footballers. Though has anyone noticed how there isn’t…

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yarmouth

yarmouth

One Wednesday in February, just to celebrate the fact that we could (I became freelance at the beginning of February, and now mostly work from…

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madeira, m'dear

madeira, m’dear

I just came back yesterday from a blissful holiday in Madeira. It was hot and sunny every day, I went swimming in the sea, saw…

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loosening up

loosening up

As a bit of a slowcoach knitter (i.e. not one who knits slowly, but one who has a tendency to put projects down and leave…

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vintage sock knitting

vintage sock knitting

For Christmas, my boyfriend’s mother gave me some fantastic vintage knitting patterns. There was a copy of Needlecraft no.113 on Knitted Stockings and Socks, which…

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on finding my knitting muse

on finding my knitting muse

Today is the first day in a very long time that I’ve really sat down and knitted concertedly for hours at a time. That feels…

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twice pie

twice pie

What could possibly be better in life than a tasty home-made pie for dinner? Why, two pies of course! I have long had a strong…

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made in 2013

made in 2013

While it’s still only just 2014, I felt like doing a quick round-up of my creative output from last year. In total (unless I am…

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the last bow (tie) of 2013

the last bow (tie) of 2013

I know it’s 2014 already, but only just, and I don’t think it’s too late to squeeze in one last creative effort from the end…

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