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High Time for Pie Time!

Anyone who knows me AT ALL will be familiar with my long-term love affair with pies, both sweet and savoury. In fact, so enamoured am I of the humble pie that when I first started to sell my knitwear (in those distant pre-Beastie days), I labelled my pieces “Good Pie Handknits”! 271 more words

Knitted Beasties

Weekly Photo Challenge - From Every Angle

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “From Every Angle.”

For this week’s Weekly Photo Challenge, I thought I would revisit a Beastie I made at around this time last year… …

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More From Orkney!

I have to say, I’m incredibly impressed by the amount of interesting things Paddy and Plunkett have found to see and do on Orkney! For some relatively small islands, there’s a lot going on! 362 more words


Last Days of Summer...

Hey there, sports fans! It’s new Beastie time again!

And since this is the last full week of August – and, in my mind, the end of the summer – I wanted to take this opportunity to introduce you to one last Summer Barróg Beastie before we head into the autumn. 471 more words

Knitted Beasties

OK, so I had a go at making a Mesh Gallery for this week’s challenge… let me know if it works for you all! I decided to use photos from Explorer Beastie’s trip to Kew Gardens last year – he had a great time hanging out with his buddy Garcia Beastie, as you can see!

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They Are Back!

My daughter Gioja and her semi-famous rock star husband Jared, were just returning from “doggie daycare” with M. Smij, their “baby” when…

Their truck seemed to hit a bump and veered off the road. 294 more words

Crazy Thoughts

Design Obsession: Timorous Beasties

Timorous Beasties is a fabric (and wallcovering and furniture and rug) studio based in Glasgow, and their work is all sorts of twisted fun. There are a few different collections where they take classic and historical designs/patterns and with a bit of wit and aesthetic thoughtfulness, they turn it on its head. 129 more words