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Archive for June, 2010

Just not setting the world alight…..

Thursday, June 24th, 2010

Today I’m having one of those days when, despite my best efforts, I just don’t seem to be getting anywhere. The highlight of the day – or at least my greatest achievement – is that I’ve managed to turn the heel on the Embossed Leaves Socks. Now don’t get me wrong – I love these […]

Back on the sock jag….

Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010

As I half expected there were no circular needles to be found for love nor money yesterday. With a whole lot of football watching ahead of me I gave into temptation (again) and got down to yet another pair of socks. There is something about knitting socks that is just so addictive! I’m thinking it […]

Whirligig is done!

Monday, June 21st, 2010

I did it! It’s finally finished! A zillion hourglass blocks later and the borders are done and the whole top is ironed and ready to be mailed to be England to be quilted. I just need to finalize the details and then off it will go – at the moment I’m thinking to be quilted […]

Unwanted Visitors

Sunday, June 20th, 2010

My apologies to those of you who stopped by in the last few days to read about quilts and knitting and found that my blog had been invaded by the Turkish martyrs. I was a little taken aback myself, I can tell you! I had one of those moments when I was just soooo glad […]

Hourglasses for the Whirligig

Thursday, June 17th, 2010

Today I’ve been having a real effort to get the hourglass blocks finished for the pieced outer border of the Whirligig quilt (from Carrie Nelson‘s Miss Rosie’s Spice of Life Quilts book – which I can’t recommend too highly as it’s wonderful!!). I can’t say I was jumping for joy at the prospect of a […]