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the wrong kind of Norovirus but it was free so hey

I caught a bug. It was the Noro-virus. Which I thought would look like:

Norovirus by Astrid Colding Sivertsen

But it was more like:

Amigumicrobe #2 T7 Bacteriophage… 355 more words


Looking ahead

I suppose I shouldn’t apologise for this post being overdue. I mean, it’s March; that’s technically still within the first quarter of the year. Umm, just. 1,587 more words

Knitting with Noro

Snowing in London this morning! A fairly rare event, despite what Hugh Grant and Richard Curtis films would have you believe.

A while ago the knitting and sewing shop in the village where I lived closed down its main shop, focusing on online sales and leaving a small shop tucked off the main street and not open on Saturdays, so I can hardly ever go in. 743 more words


The Dog Ate My Mitten!

Meet Guinness, my sister’s dog, the dog who “only chews on his pink sparkly kitty.”  Yes, that is what I was told. I was told that leaving my knitting on the couch was OK. 473 more words


Good Yarn Gone Bad

I guess you never know when a yarn is going to give you problems. When I worked on knitting my version of the patchwork afghan… 355 more words

Carolers of Noro

Solomon Islands – The word carol actually means dance or song of praise and joy. The idea of Christians caroling brings to mind jolly bands of Church-goers, dressed in shawls and hats, going door-to-door, also known as wassailing, an old Norse term to spread the spirit of Christmas. 97 more words

In All Things Love

New Noro: Nishiki

The new yarns for Spring/Summer 2018 are starting to arrive in yarn shops.

First up is NORO “Nishiki“. This worsted weight yarn is a 77% Cotton, 23% Polyamide blend. 302 more words