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I take my hearing for granted


Being able to hear properly – this I have taken for granted every day for all of the years of my life.  Was quite happy to do so up until about three weeks ago when my ear started playing up a little.   254 more words


Scrap Sunday: Christmas Crackers

I guess I should apologise for what you are about to read, I have been stuck at home with two sick children for a couple of days now and we are watching a lot of fairy tales, so please forgive me :) 561 more words

My knitting year

My 18 year old son paid me a compliment yesterday – very unexpected. He said that he didn’t realise how good I was at knitting and how very difficult it looked, especially when he looked at some of the things I’ve made this year. 213 more words


For the dogs

A year later, and for another child than the one originally intended, Strelka the Valiant finally came together.

I started him for a kid whose favorite color is yellow, but I missed two holiday deadlines, found that knitting it on dpns was stupid, packed it away for the move, misplaced it, and then realized that the original kid has aged into the universe of building stuff instead of a semi-stationary snuggly one. 424 more words


Christmas Projects Completed

My niece asked me to make her a knit cat for Christmas this year, and I made this one using the black cat pattern from… 342 more words

Knitted Toys

8 knitting days until Christmas...

That is a cat. Really. Four Knitted Cats by Kath Dalmeny
I lost interest when it got to the seaming part. For a weaver I surely do hate sewing. 85 more words


Cascade 220, and messing with pattern instructions

There’s so many finished knits I haven’t posted about, and still, right now, I want to post about the newest. To include one of the older ones (a project I particularly like), I decided to group things by yarn. 777 more words