I was in Bath this weekend for my friend Helen’s Hen do. It was a crafty affair with a jewellery making session at The Makery followed by a little shopping. First in the patchwork shop I picked up a half meter piece of this great house fabric. It’s going to become either a bag, a [...]
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…the first sock. Will cast on for its mate tonight. Hope to have a pair by the end of the week. …the first sock. Will cast on for its mate tonight. Hope to have a pair by the end of the week.
…because, yes. I’d forgotten about last week’s decision to try and blog on a Monday. So here’s my sock a week later. Have just been doing a little while I watch Bones – currently on season two. I’m now on the heel flap. Would have finished the flap yesterday had I not made a mistake [...]
…and yet I never get bored of knitting them. Started knitting on the weekend using my usual toe up pattern and some Lang Jawoll Magic in shade 6475. I’m knitting it on my new Hya Hya 2.5mm circs that I bought in Lacis during my trip to Berkeley and San Francisco last month. I also [...]
I’ve had a knitting dilemma. You see although I want to knit more complicated things like the cabled Snapdragon Tam and the Pia Laceweight Pullover I’ve found that they’re pretty useless to take outside the house. Or rather that I’m pretty useless at working on them outside the house. I can’t knit them during my [...]
Never have I been so grateful for drafts! I wrote this post last week while I had the idea in my head. And, today while I lay here recovering from a pretty nasty bout of gastroenteritis, although I’m not sure that there’s a good kind of it!, I’m very glad that all I have to [...]
It’s my first Christmas at Doug’s, we started seeing each other just before Christmas last year. I’m writing this on my main present from him, a HP mini netbook in pink. It’s been some years since I’ve owned a pc but we plan to have it triple booting Windows 7/Ubuntu/iDeneb. Getting there will be a [...]