Summer time

20150711_165635I am taking a bit of time this summer. The holidays have started, and I will be offline for the first two weeks or so. The shop will be on holiday mode from tonight (last orders will be shipped on Monday).
I’ll see you back here in August.

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This Moment

A Friday ritual inspired by SouleMama. A single photo – no words – capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment to pause, savour and remember.

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Finished shawl: TTL Mystery Shawl 2015. Yarn: Garnstudio Drops Delight.
Ravelry notes here.


Happy summer weekend, all.

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Yarn Along

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Yarning along a day late this week; I just couldn’t get around to it yesterday.
Incidentally, the photo is not up to date any more either now. The shawl is cast off and ready to block – I will show you soon.

The white lace version of this mystery knit-along pattern snagged a bit on the zip of my project bag the other week, and now I am sulking. I’ll have to rip back a few rows and find my place again in  the lace pattern, and I am not looking forward to it.
But now that this grey and green one is finished, I have no more excuse to procrastinate.

In other news: I worked out how to charge my kindle (I was very reluctant to befriend it after getting it for my birthday last year. So when the battery ran out it just sat for a while..).
But now I am reading Neil Gaiman’s Stardust and loving it so far. A bit of magical antidote to all those gruesome crime novels I’ve been reading.
I am trying to save it though, and not read it too fast. I have some journeys coming up this weekend that might just give me a chance to read a few pages on the go.

p.s. There is a coupon code for a little summer sale in the Etsy shop, valid for the rest of the week. Enjoy!

 

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Checking in

P1060506Sorry it’s been so quiet around here! It’s been a busy few weeks, with new routines and changes, everyone trying to find their feet again.
And suddenly, there is just one week left until school breaks up for the summer. Where did the time go?
To celebrate summer, I thought I’d have a little sale in the Stitch & Purl Etsy shop! To get 25% all in stock items, just enter the coupon code SUMMERLOVE at checkout. The code is valid until the end of next week.
Afterwards, the shop will be closed for two weeks.
I hope you are enjoying a bright and summery weekend! 

 

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Heads Up

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The Stitch & Purl Etsy shop will be closed this weekend as we’re on a craft fair tomorrow.
We’ll be back all updated soon.
Have a lovely weekend!

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Yarn Along

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I’m a bit behind on the progress of this shawl. Lace shawls are not the kind of project you can take to the park and knit a few rows here and there!
The white lace version is caught up with clue number three, the grey one is even further behind. Poor thing. With the next clue we are going to add a second colour (except the white one won’t have one), so I better get a move on.
I am managing a few pages of my crime novel in the evenings (hiding with a torch under the duvet). The big boy is reading me stories and we share the bedtime reading – how did he get so big?

 

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This Moment

A Friday ritual inspired by SouleMama. A single photo – no words – capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment to pause, savour and remember.

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Happy weekend, all.

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