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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the reindeer are right on time

the reindeer are right on time

While they may not have made it out of their paper bag last winter, this year we managed to cut out and finish a whole herd of…

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kettlewell done

kettlewell done

This Kettlewell jumper is the happy product of an impulse yarn purchase at the all-too-enticing Oxford Yarn Store in April. It’s knitted in reverse stocking stitch,…

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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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progress of sorts...

progress of sorts…

For a long time I have dreamed of taking a creative holiday at home; not going anywhere, just staying in and getting things done. For…

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the four-year scarf

the four-year scarf

What’s the longest it has ever taken you to knit a scarf? My record so far is four years and seven months. I started said…

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a taste of east anglian life

a taste of east anglian life

One Saturday at the height of the summer, I went on a long-awaited trip to Stowmarket to visit the Museum of East Anglian Life. Outdoor museums…

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pattern extravaganza

pattern extravaganza

This afternoon I had the pleasure of receiving three new sewing patterns in the post! Normally such a purchase could be said to go against…

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