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What's on the needles? an update

I am making the most of the winning combination of at last having plenty of time on my hands and many rainy days, and I’m enjoying lots of  crochet and knitting. 510 more words


February's projects

My 1+1+1 projects have been slightly amended as I didn’t find suitable yarn to make Damsel when I visited Stephen & Penelope last weekend.

So this month I’m making: 397 more words


Late 1860's Photo - Woman With Lace Shawl

Another dramatic photo to share with you from the album!  Everything about this photo is tantalizing – from the hat perched atop the woman’s head to the huge bell sleeves of her hoop-skirted dress to her dangling earrings, to her parasol and gloves!  81 more words

Genealogy Research

Autumn Angel Shawl

We didn’t have a Fibre Friday last week – there was too much going on! – so we’ll have two this week. :-)

You might remember that I was knitting a lace shawl. 247 more words


What’s Old is New Again

We’re going back. Waaay back. Way back to a month after I started the blog, and the first pattern I self-published.

It’s the Lace-Edged Shawl… 100 more words


Lost in Atlantis part 2

The first one was a disaster. But the new one in Katia Jaipur is a thing of beauty!

The thing of BEAUTY behind the shawl is my friend Sam’s Attic 24 Summer Garden blanket. 23 more words


Knitting Update

I don’t usually show you knitting projects until they’re done, which means that we don’t have a Fibre Friday post every week. This week I wondered why – many projects are just as interesting when they’re in progress as when they’re completed. 458 more words