Monthly Archives: January 2013

Late this winter

We went for a walk yesterday. Wrapped up in coats and hats and scarves – waterproofs for the little guy – the snow has all melted, but the cold wind was howling. Quite unexpectedly, we found our first snowdrops. We … Continue reading

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Yarn Along

I was so busy stitching these little lovelies this past week, there hasn’t been much of anything else. Certainly not much reading, but at least just a little bit of knitting. I like to tell myself I’m halfway through the … Continue reading

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The Needle Books are back

Half a dozen unique brand new handmade wool felt needle books (how’s that for a title?) – just listed in the shop. Because everybody needs a needle book, right? Click and find them all in Stitch and Purl’s Little Gifts section. … Continue reading

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We’ve been battling short lived coughs and colds on and off here, and this weekend it was my turn to be miserable and grumpy. This afternoon I was back to being signed up for the car racing on the yoga … 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. Keep warm!

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Since the baby was born, there hasn’t been much new in the shop. But these past few days my fingers have been busy with felt and thread and little stitches. The first batch of needle books I made way back … Continue reading

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Yarn Along

To save you another picture of The Life of Pi and stripey-shawl-in-progress, I give you: Baby Fists on Wool. That blanket dates back to pre-Kaya times (and is in need of a little repair from all that hard work of baby … Continue reading

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