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Don’t think, just do!

They say action precedes motivation. It sounds counter-intuitive, right? But after taking a couple of tiny actions, I’ve found it to be true. So much so, that I’ve decided to take a bigger action and restart this blog, which I’ve neglected for over three years. 696 more words

Life

Shetland College Project 2017

Hello everyone, Happy weekend! On Wednesday myself (Ella) and Oliver headed to the Shetland College, every year for the past few years we have worked with the College on a project using our yarns. 668 more words

whalsay

Hello everyone, long time no see! I don’t know how many of you are extreme procrastinators like myself but this week it has seemed that I had a mountain of things to do so instead I decided to take a day trip up to Whalsay! 635 more words

Knitting

Episode 86 Fahnestock State Park

Welcome to Hudson Valley Knits Podcast! Today I podcast from Fahnestock State Park and take you for a little journey around Canopas Lake and then podcast from Pelton Pond. 119 more words

Knitting

Fair isle tutorial

One person who read  a recent post asked if I could add a video tutorial.

Now I don’t do video tutorials and in fact, for myself, I normally prefer pictures and diagrams that I can peruse at my leisure, so I am going to share a few photographs that I hope explains exactly what I was suggesting. 541 more words

Knitting

I'm in my happy place

When my friend Gill messages me to find out where I am in London, sometimes I’ll just reply: “I’m in my happy place.” Then she knows where to come and find me immediately. 298 more words

Knitting

Blood in the Depths

In later years, it was largely believed that Fair Isle, a tiny spit of an island between Sumburgh Head and Mainland, Shetland, which would eventually be claimed by Scotland, was originally settled by Bronze Age traders. 1,281 more words

Short Story