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Vintage Quilt Socks

Saturday, October 22nd, 2011

So here they are… Vintage Quilt Socks designed by Judy Sumner. The pattern is in my new favourite knitting book – 10 Secrets of Laidback Knitters by Vicki Steel and Lisa Souza. The yarn is Velvet Sock (100% merino) from the Three Irish Girls and the colour is Sproutling. It’s lovely yarn and it’s a […]

Ordinary Time

Friday, October 21st, 2011

A rather large part of the Anglican church’s calendar falls into what is called Ordinary Time. In other words, nothing special is happening and life is just going on as normal. While I’m a big fan of Christmas and birthdays and holidays, I’m rather fond of ordinary time. My ordinary time means the daily routine […]

Back from paradise

Thursday, October 20th, 2011

Hello… I’m back…. And thank you to all those who were concerned that I had disappeared! I was away on holiday. In paradise to be exact. The Maldives – a beautiful group of coral islands off the tip of India. Lovely. I hope I will get the chance to visit again. It turned out to […]

Don’t even ask…

Monday, October 17th, 2011

Well, if you must….the answer is no. I’m afraid to say. I don’t really have an excuse, other than that life somehow always seems to get in the way. I think I managed a grand total of 3 rows yesterday on the unfinishable sock. Three measly rows. That’s not a lot. At all. Why? Hard […]

Still knitting…..

Sunday, October 16th, 2011

This week I’ve been listening to the Big Rock Candy Mountain by Wallace Stegner on my i-pod and knitting…..and knitting…. BRCM seems to be a very suitable book for knitting to – all that frontier life and everything! ….and I’ve come to the conclusion that this must be one of those socks that the knitting […]