Monthly Archives: July 2014

Yarn Along

No knitting this week, but a lot of good intentions. I might just cast on for something new to get me going again – at least I got the yarn out! I am halfway through The House at Riverton – it … Continue reading

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With more family celebrations, this weekend was full of food, treats for the children (and grown-ups), and more food. (I had to make my Black Forest Trifle twice, because it was gone so fast. And that was after “But you … Continue reading

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A bag for the little guy

No Yarn Along post this week as not much is happening yarn-wise, but instead I can show you something else that’s been made this week. So it appears that my youngest is at an age where one requires a kindergarten … Continue reading

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The summer holidays are here now (well, for some of us anyway), so weekend, Monday – all the same, right? I just wish the children would realise that no alarm clock means that no, we do not have to be up … 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.   * I meant to snap a picture of our … Continue reading

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Yarn Along

We’re having a bit of a heatwave here, but that doesn’t stop us trying on our new woollies, oh no! This is the Joseph cardigan from that book I keep telling you about and have never knitted anything from (until now), What … Continue reading

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Fairies and other things Gnome

  Over the last week, I worked on a few new gnomes, as the ones I had in stock pretty much all sold out during my recent summer sale. Now there are a fairy each for all the seasons, a Rainbow … Continue reading

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