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Lazy days

Monday, April 26th, 2010

The days seemed long this weekend. That doesn’t often happen. For once there was little planned – one airport pickup, one long early morning run, dinner out with my husband, a walk across the field to the farm to buy salad and eggs, but otherwise a blank diary, an unstructured weekend. It felt strange. The […]

at peace with the world…

Saturday, April 24th, 2010

Today is a glorious lazy spring day. My mother will arrive from England this afternoon. Thankfully the planes are flying normally again – although we did enjoy the quiet when they weren’t. It’s nice not to have any ‘will she, won’t she’ stress about her arrival, although there is bound to be a little stress […]

Sweaters and plans

Thursday, April 22nd, 2010

Last night and today I’ve been pressing on with the Retro Ribbed Turtleneck (from the Green Mountain Spinnery) using the Sylvan Spirit yarn – does it look familiar? Such a nice yarn to knit with and I just love the colour. The jury is out on the pattern – it’s a very different style for […]

Winter White Wins…

Wednesday, April 21st, 2010

I’ve had such fun working on the Winter White schnibble pattern from Miss Rosie’s Quilt Co over the last couple of days. It includes a clever way of making the flying geese and was really a super-quick easy project which went together easily. Now it just needs the outer border and it will be done. […]

A dithery day

Monday, April 19th, 2010

Today I had one of those days where life got in the way of creativity. When I finally did get a little time to myself to get started on the next quilting project, well wouldn’t you know, I was spoilt for choice and just couldn’t make up my mind…. I have got as far as […]