Monthly Archives: October 2014

Yarn Along

I finished this vest in time for my little guy’s big day last Saturday (ok, I was sewing on buttons at 2 a.m. But the vest was worth the lost sleep). Unfortunately it was totally impossible to get a decent … Continue reading

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Weekending

We had a Naming Ceremony for the little guy this weekend. A lovely day spent with our friends, and a lot of cupcakes (and also an experiment-turned-new-favourite: grapes on cocktail sticks, dipped in melted white chocolate and then dipped in … 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.   Found just on our doorstep, a tiny Herzblatt (literally … Continue reading

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Yarn Along

I didn’t manage to finish the vest in time for last weekend. In the end there was so much to do, and something had to give. My new aim is this Saturday, for a family celebration. If I finish the … Continue reading

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Fancy some yarn?

When I was celebrating the fourth anniversary of this blog and the shop, the lovely Daisy from Devon Sun Yarns offered me a skein of her hugely popular yarn for a giveaway. It’s so wonderful and squishy, it’ll be hard … Continue reading

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Weekending

We had a second birthday to celebrate this weekend. There were a few ideas for outings and special things to do, but in the end we kept it simple, and that was the best idea. A big breakfast, a nap … Continue reading

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Yarn Along

A last-minute birthday knit (it’s only going to be a size 2, but I am not sure if I am going to finish this by Saturday… the herringbone stitch is rather more time-consuming than I thought). This is in addition … Continue reading

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