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Taxes, gifts and cooking

Paying taxes is not the most pleasant part of my year. As a self employed person, I must send my self assessment for the previous year and cover the difference with the preliminary tax paid the year before. 690 more words


WIP: Stitch Sampler Shawl

Technically, this should be an FO, I guess, but I have yet to weave in the ends and block it. We’ll just call it a WIP until I get all of that sorted out and get some good pictures of it completely finished. 246 more words


A Lovely Meshy Shawl

I recently was looking over blog posts and saw Quiet Water Crafts WIP post about a wonderful scarf she was making using Caron Cakes.

It really inspired me to whack out one of my remaining Caron Cakes and get crocheting. 703 more words


A Sincere Lack of Motivation 

My Summer Morning Shawl still looks like this…

I just can’t make myself work on this. After some deep thought I realized I just don’t love this yarn and pattern combo. 69 more words


Bart & Francis - Brioche Knitting

I was certain that I had posted a “casting on” photo, or at least a WIP photo, but I may have only thought I did. 112 more words


106: Frances Herself

I bought the yarn for this specific pattern at Edinburgh Yarn Festival. The yarn is absolutely gorgeous, so lustrous and soft. It does slide around the needles so you need to be careful it doesn’t slip off but it’s absolutely stunning once you’ve finished. 55 more words


Pattern Release --- Catch a Butterfly

It’s a lovely sunday and I decided to publish the Catch a Butterfly shawl a little sooner!

This shawl starts as a rectangle worked sideways with little butterflies that seem to flutter over it. 214 more words