Monthly Archives: June 2011

Playing with buttons

  I bought these lovely little purple buttons – a little prematurely – for the cardie that still has to be knitted (again). I do love choosing buttons at the end of a project; but sometimes I come across such … Continue reading

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Yarn along

Joining Ginny for another yarn along today.. I finished Puerperium no. 4! I’ve been trying to knit something the same size as this tiny vest I had for Kaya, so I modified the size a little (Ravelry notes here). I’m … Continue reading

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Reality Check

Towards the end of last week I was working a bit of overtime to prepare for Sunday’s Craft Market. ‘Making things’ usually happens in the evenings, but some projects work wonderfully around Kaya. He has always been very happy with … Continue reading

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Shop Update

  Starting the week with a little shop update today… The Etsy shop is open again. We had a lovely time at the Craft Market on Sunday – I’m already looking forward to the next one, which is going to … Continue reading

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Why is it that certain things are always a last-minute-rush? Granted, I’ve only ever done a few craft market stalls, but always, always, I scramble at the last minute to get things together. This time, I actually remember thinking about … Continue reading

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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. A happy weekend to all of you.. Oh, before I … Continue reading

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Today we are soaking up some rare sunshine between rain showers. Chasing butterflies. Picking daisies. Lots of daisies. Beautiful flowers remind us that it is June, but can you believe there are only a few days left of it. Things to … Continue reading

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