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Treading gently

Monday, November 5th, 2012

(My own generic sock pattern, Sock Hop Yarn in Aqualung by Crown Mountain Farms) I’ve been taking one day at a time, doing little things that make me happy and knitting really easy socks which require almost no brain engagement whatsoever. And I’ve been learning that there are times when I can’t solve problems – […]

Another one ticked off the list

Wednesday, September 5th, 2012

Today I put the finishing touches to my Just Swell sewing machine cover. I’m happy with it – well I always am happy when I finally get round to doing something I’ve wanted to do for ages! – but I am clearly not capable of fundamental maths or taking measurements accurately. It’s too long – […]

The dressing gown from hell

Saturday, September 1st, 2012

So here it is in all it’s glory…. I’ve sweated blood over this dressing gown, not to mention having said some rude words and using my bodge skills to their utmost. It pretty much turned out more or less how I intended, there were just some large diversions around the houses on the way. At […]

This and that….

Sunday, July 1st, 2012

Nothing earth shattering to report here – it’s just too hot. Being a girl from the frozen north (well, OK, Newcastle) I don’t really handle heat very well…so to be honest I feel a bit like the stuffing has been shaken out of me….ontop of which I’m STILL waiting for the postman….ah well, next week, […]

Back to the needles

Friday, June 8th, 2012

I haven’t been knitting much for a while, what with all the FQ hoopla and all, but the Jubilee rain came home with me (so I’m living through it all again) and it’s knitting sort of weather, so I finally finished up the toe of the second Zora sock. Zora by Regina Satta knitted in […]