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Yes...I Took Pictures of My TV

I’ve been plugging away on my resurrected Mothers Day shawl. I’m almost done with the garter section!

I’ve been knitting and binging on Gilmore Girls (I never watched it when it aired originally). 86 more words


Re-emerging from the abyss

So, as you have noticed, things have been very quiet on the blog front.  July is, for me, traditionally a month of stress – it is when all the work deadlines for the day job come into conflict, with an added topping this year of trying to get end of year gifts made for the very special women who have helped to look after my little one.   602 more words


Three Times a Cowl

Last weekend I cast on a couple of new projects. One of them was with my treasured Lorna’s Laces Shepherd Bulky.

I wanted something simple to show off the yarn, something quick and easy that would be a good travel project for my lunchtime knitting at work. 639 more words

Beehive babes and mermaids

One of the best things about being a crafter is that, if you can find time, you never have to buy anyone a present. You can just make it. 935 more words

Crafty Projects

Heatwave Sale!

All right, dear reader, maybe 28 degrees Celsius doesn’t sound like much of a heatwave, but it’s pretty intense for us in Norway…especially since the sun never sets. 153 more words


WIP Resurrection 

Look what I found in the WIP bin in the basement…

I pulled my Mother’s Day cast on project from hibernation. This is the Old Man Of Storr shawlette. 59 more words


Crescent shawl selvedges

One of the  common forms of knitted crescent shawls involves casting on a few stitches in the center top of the shawl, and then knitting back and forth while increasing three stitches on each side over every two rows. 612 more words