Monthly Archives: August 2013

Yarn Along

Knitting: Little things for little people. In case you missed it: I finished my first hat of the season, and am loving it. Shared yesterday. Reading: I am halfway through The Girl You Left Behind. The first part is set in occupied France … Continue reading

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Apologies to summer

It’s still August, and yet I’ve gone ahead and knitted a hat. I feel a bit like I’ve cheated on summer by doing something so autumnal. Sorry summer, I do love you. And I promise to soak up every last … Continue reading

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We had a full one this weekend, and a long one, with a bank holiday here today.There was a lot of cleaning, cooking and a wonderful sunny day out at our local arboretum’s treefest. There was music, food, magical story … Continue reading

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August Break – Sacred

  * Joining Susannah  for the August break.  

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Tinker Tote

I recently took a craftsy class; Tara Rebman’s relaxed approach to quilting got me excited. I never tried the quilt-as-you-go technique, although I’d heard about it. It is really quite addictive, because you can see the immediate effect of your quilting … Continue reading

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Yarn Along

I abandoned last week’s knitting project when I found that I had cast on 60 stitches instead of 80. I’d gone so far and was too annoyed to start over. So instead, I cast on for a new project. Or … Continue reading

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August Break – Stillness

  * Stillness was a prompt for one day last week when I was doing something else – and since I am anyway taking a free approach to this August break, I thought a little mix & match wouldn’t hurt… … Continue reading

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