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Archive for May, 2011


Monday, May 23rd, 2011

Yesterday I finished the first of my purple socks – here it is: Retro Rib Sock in Forest from the Green Mountain Spinnery. I love it – even though it does seem a little mad knitting woolly socks when the temperature outside is so high. I guess that’s addiction for you…..sigh…. I have a thing […]

It’s been a long time coming…

Sunday, May 22nd, 2011

I haven’t counted the months, but it’s been a while. Finally though my little Winter White Schnibble has found a home. I’ve hummed and hawed about where to hang it and finally decided that this corner of my bathroom was just about the perfect place. Tick! Another one done. Hanging things is always a bit […]

Meadowsweet borders and soul blossoms

Saturday, May 21st, 2011

I received a nice little parcel in the post yesterday from Sew Fabulous. It’s the first of two, so there should be one more on Monday. The fabrics I had ordered to finish off Meadowsweet have arrived – with the exception of the strawberries on a cream background, which I’m definitely using for the backing. […]

Hanging baskets

Thursday, May 19th, 2011

I love hanging baskets. I know they are girly and I have to faff around tottering on a chair to water them every day, but I still love them. My husband doesn’t, mainly because he forgets they are there and bumps into them all the time. Sometimes there are great advantages to being small 🙂 […]


Wednesday, May 18th, 2011

I really needed to give myself some breathing space this week. It was as though I had actually run out of steam and all systems had said STOP! I’m not sick or stressed out, but I am at several (small, insignificant) crossroads in my life and stopping gave me the space and time to look […]