sights (and yarns) of antwerp

sights (and yarns) of antwerp

At the end of January I spent a long weekend in Antwerp with my parents and D. It was kind of by accident that we…

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the second skein

the second skein

Maybe it’s something about this chill autumnal air, but after a two-year hiatus, I’ve been feeling a real urge to get my spin on again….

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coming over all domestic

coming over all domestic

I don’t know what it is about the spring sun, but it’s making me terribly domestically-inclined. Every time it moves a little, so that the…

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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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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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DIY Christmas

DIY Christmas

Whereas we gave home-made presents to many of our friends and relatives at Christmas, by some strange coincidence my mother and I both gave each…

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winding like nobody's business

winding like nobody’s business

Although I started the new year with the vague intention of not buying any more new wool (I wouldn’t like to say it was a…

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nordic knitting

nordic knitting

For my birthday (a few months ago now), I received a wonderful parcel of Nordic goods from my lovely neighbourhood geologist, aka the volcano enthusiast…

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