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Tuesday, March 27th, 2012

I’ve just finished up the Sommerwind bag kit that has been sitting half-made looking at me for weeks and weeks – anything rather than tackling my Hopscotch quilt problems!! The kit is by Christa Schwaninger from Nähzentrum Heidelberg in Germany. I’m not really a kit type of person, but I was tempted by this one […]

It’s finally here….

Monday, March 26th, 2012

And here is the proof! I’m doing a little dance in the garden to celebrate the long-awaited arrival of SPRING! Swoon! Helen

Why I knit socks

Sunday, March 25th, 2012

Yesterday Dianne (aka Quiltova) wrote me a comment …. Dianne Neale Says: March 24th, 2012 at 8:31 pm   edit I’m sorry but this question has been bubbling up inside me for ages now. I think I need you to explain to me why you (and a million other people) knit socks. I knit too, but have never […]

Hopscotch auditions and a natty bit of knitting

Saturday, March 24th, 2012

Yesterday the extra Terrain fabric I ordered arrived, along with some Kona solids. I had a crazy and delusional idea that once the fabric arrived I would just know what to do with my Hopscotch quilt – er, hmmm, yes…. well I think the grey has to go….and I’m quite tempted by the deep purple, […]

Way too nice to stay in and do housework…

Friday, March 23rd, 2012

This morning I went for a good long walk – the first since I wrecked my knee in January. I absolutely LOVE looking at gorgeous old houses and I spent a lot of time imagining how lovely it would be to live in one of them. This is all in the area around Bubikon in […]