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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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Yarn Along

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There is slow progress with the mystery shawls – I pressed them lightly for the picture, and it makes such a difference, especially to the white lace. Now at least it feels like they are moving along; I am almost ready for clue 3.
When life is this busy, I read cooking books. Shorter than short stories, inspirational, and practical. And my menu plans grow longer and longer…

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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.

(yummy Date and Oat Bars (I added some of our homemade granola, too)  –  recipe from Deliciously Ella)

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Yarn Along

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Instead of working on clue two of my current mystery knit-along, I cast on for a second one. The beginning was so pretty, it would be a shame to knit only one!
For this version, I am using a ball of white lace yarn a friend gave me. Now both are ready for the next instalment of the pattern.

In reading, I have moved on to the next Val McDermid crime novel, Cross and Burn which is developing in unexpected ways and is hard to put down. I am enjoying following the characters from one book to the next!

 

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Yarn Along

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I don’t think I’ve been without a mystery knit-along project this year yet, and June is shaping up to be no different. After finishing the Game of Thrones Halfman’s Mantle, I have now cast on for the Through The Loops Mystery Shawl.
What can I say, it just popped up at the right time. Kirsten’s Cladonia Shawl was the first shawl I ever knitted, a few years ago, so I already knew that I liked her designs.
And I do like the beginning of this one!
On the side, still reading a little gruesome crime by Val McDermid.


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