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those rounds are getting longer

Dr B is surprised every time he sees me folding up my crochet project. I agree, it’s getting to be quite a size. It’s also becoming heavy, meaning it’s less ideal for working on now that the weather is warming up. 115 more words


the various suggestions

I posted a progress photo of my not-quite-square, whatever-it-will-be commuter crochet project (only, as I said before, it’s now much too large for commuting with). 343 more words

stash-busting ongoing and a spot of gardening

My so-called commuter crochet project is already too large to be taken on the bus. That’s because I’m just going round and round my not-quite-square and have rounded too many corners. 588 more words


Skincare Destashing: Or, How I learned to (mostly) Stop Spending and Love My Stash

There’s been a lot of talk about destashing going around lately, what with peepingpomerainian and mindyourbeauty’s #abmidyearstashchallenge (if you’re on IG, go check it out, seriously! 1,466 more words


Writing a blog every week is a real joy but sometimes it is so hard to find some inspiration.

It’s been very busy just recently, what with Joe finishing his degree (he got a first, by the way), Reef finishing his A levels after 7 weeks of stress, delivering 6 hat kits to… 300 more words


Making Space and Decluttering- part 1

Like most sewers, I do a self-deprecating routine about the terrifying extent of my fabric stash on a regular basis. But, much as I joke, the clutter of fabric, trims, habdash, books and the rest, really does cause me quite a bit of anxiety and frustration. 795 more words


Yarn Diet - part 1

In December when I announced I was going on a yarn diet it all felt so easy.  After all I did exactly the same thing a few years ago when I was editing The Knitter.   243 more words

Yarn Diet