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Purple socks

Remember this skein of hand spun sock yarn?  Suffolk/mohair/silk, three ply.

It made a perfectly good cake. One day I cast on, on public transport. The train, evidently. 110 more words


August: What's new on the farm!

What a month! We had hot, hot and very dry weather. Between July and August, we didn’t have any real rain for about six weeks which was even more of a problem because of the really hot temperatures. 439 more words


Back to school!

The end of the school summer holidays is drawing nigh, and parents all over the UK are breathing a sigh of relief. Seven weeks is a long time to keep kids entertained and, even if your children are well behaved and easily pleased, they get bored and restless. 524 more words


AW15 Admiral Coat (Vintage Tweed)

Whether through cold calculation or mere serendipity Visvim in 2016 continues to operate as an anomaly. They do so by quietly pursuing greater market share by means of remaining a niche brand. 354 more words


Burgundy Beret

Outfit: Knit turtleneck top in burgundy with elbow length sleeves and turned back cuffs, worn with charcoal high waisted skirt featuring fine burgundy check and matching belt. 38 more words


Enormous? Not quite

Remember the BIG bear I was creating? She turned out much smaller.

Testing features- not right yet

Ouch! The needle slipped. Hubby called this an attack of the vampire teddy. 123 more words

Bear Making

Sample 1: Mohair

1 layer of merino, 1 layer of mohair.  The mohair is sooooo lovely to work with.  I wouldn’t use it as a full layer like this, but nice for embellishments.