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Christmas Traditions III – Stockings and Presents

I love planning for Christmas, and that involves many lists and ideas and thoughts that go into gifting. On the other hand, I am trying not to invite too much stuff into the house. I really don’t like clutter, and … Continue reading

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Christmas Traditions II – Advent Calendar

A few years ago, I showed you the little cotton bags I made for an Advent calendar. I made them using cotton fabric and little bits of offcuts, back in… um… some eight years ago now. And they are still … Continue reading

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Yarn Along

Reading: I finished The Wolf Wilder a while ago, but it is still sitting here next to me, because I loved it so much. A beautiful story (technically a children’s novel, but one of those that’s just for everyone, I believe. … Continue reading

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Christmas Traditions I – Advent Elves

Only two weeks until Advent starts, can you believe it? I thought I’d share a few of our traditions for this time of year. (I’d love to hear yours, if you have family or childhood traditions you’d like to share, … Continue reading

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We had a few busy weeks – birthdays, holidays, so many things to prepare, do and enjoy. We were given a lovely pumpkin, which this year we turned into a gnome home, inspired by pinterest (more autumn inspiration here). Pumpkin … Continue reading

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Yarn Along

Reading: The Wolf Wilder. I saw it in the window of our local bookshop and it looked like just the thing for autumn evenings, now that the colder weather and dark evenings seem to have arrived here as well. Knitting: … Continue reading

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This moment

A little flashback today – this is the first hat I listed in the Stitch & Purl Etsy shop six years ago. Thank you so much for your support these past few years! It feels like a good time to … Continue reading

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