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Saving the socks: a proactive approach

During a visit to Purl Soho Mark saw these socks and wanted a pair (or two). As I’ve previously mentioned, I rarely refuse one of his requests, so the pattern and wool was duly bought. 639 more words


Simple Knitted Beanies

I have discovered one co-worker who enjoys knitting. Recently, she stopped me in the hall and asked if I knew any simple beanie (toque) patterns she could make. 131 more words

Getting Crafty


In this edition of Monday Makes, I share the Minimalist Wallet from Noodlehead. I really love Anna Graham’s bag designs, but I’ve always been a bit intimidated to try one, as the bits and bobs are a bit fiddly for me. 143 more words

So much stuff!

Anyone who knows me will confirm that I am no Marie Kondo. I do try to keep things moderately under control but honestly, I’m failing miserably! 932 more words


Garter Stitch Ear Flap Hat

A pointy elfin hat on babies is nearly too much to handle. I knew I needed to make this hat for a nephew. The pattern is a free one from Purl Soho. 57 more words


PJ Shorts

My favorite sleepwear is a t-shirt and PJ shorts. I can’t do sleep pants, they always bag up around my knee which drives me nuts, so I stick with shorts. 136 more words


Christmas Gifts 2017

Back in April, I decided I was going to try and make as many Christmas gifts as I could. My husband had been out of work since February and I was already panicking about how expensive gifts usually are because I am a worrier and like to make the worst of things. 871 more words