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Nanook – (almost) finished

At last, over a year after starting this all-in-one, top-down project, I am done. It has taken an age, but to be fair that is because I had a rest of about ten months in the middle, while I knitted other things. 1,114 more words


The clothes on the kids go round and round - the art of second-hand parenting!

I was sitting on the floor with my mum, surrounded by bags, boxes and towering piles of childrens’ clothing – boy and girl – when I had to jump up and take a photo. 747 more words

Children And Family

Barely Alive 

On that elevator

I meet everyone



Walkers walking…

With walkers

Tennis balls gliding

Them closer to

Their destination

You can smell oldness

Feel their loss in the hallway… 73 more words

Knitting Baby Stuff: Rainbows & Meadows

I’ll start by putting it out there. I could have done better. And if I didn’t have a ‘to knit’ list as long as my arm and several fast approaching deadlines (also known as due dates), I probably would have frogged this and re-knit it. 695 more words

Baby Stuff

Wedding Bells Ring in Two New Cast Off Episodes

I realized that the stories had gone up at DeviantArt, but not here. Check out the two new parts to the series (or start from the beginning).

Cast Off Series


Happy feet!

It’s been a while coming, but I have something off the needles again at long last. The anniversary socks are finally finished!
They got put down for several weeks, while I was occupied doing my most recent show, as well as reading more, but I took them on holiday with me and with the time to concentrate on it,  I managed to make a start on the heel. 304 more words


Sock Saturday- Casting off

So, you’ve got most of the sock finished, all that is left is ribbing (so the sock doesn’t fall down during the day!) and casting off. 460 more words