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Having a woolly week

This week, 14-21 October 2013 is UK wool week… I’ve only just found out, but I feel that I got it off to a good start with my… 196 more words


Frog free zone

She’s done. Another simple, pleasurable knit! I hadn’t realised how much time I was wasting on figuring out obscure details on ‘less clearly written patterns’ (shall we say?). 358 more words

FO (finished Not Flying)

Audrey - or aka Schokoladenkuchen

This was my  Audrey last Saturday:

A weeks worth of holiday knitting. Not too bad. I was really motoring along in downtime and enjoying it. 469 more words

Work In Progress


Went out to St. Leonards-on-sea last week for a bit of a seaside holiday, which was a nice break from the big city. It is amazing how calming I find big bodies of water and a bit of green space! 507 more words

Work In Progress

WIP Wednesday 3-6-13, A Slight Disappointment and What I Love About Sock Knitting


The first Spring Pools sock is off the needles and, I have to say, is a disappointment – not in the yarn, not in the pattern, but in myself because I know that nine times out of ten, a busy, colorful yarn and an intricate pattern don’t work together.  351 more words


MY Picard version

It is finished, and I have to say it turned out better than I expected.

Here she is, my Odilon, at long last! Ok. I know it really hasn’t been all that long, a just short of 2 months that you have all been ‘listening’ to me whinge, but when you frog a project as much as I did this one it can last FOREVER mentally.   504 more words

FO (finished Not Flying)

Mirroring differences

I’d been squirrelling along on my Odilon for days, struggling myopically on the confusing, convoluted and somewhat unclear short row instructions when it struck me that the increases looked odd. 268 more words

Work In Progress