Category Archives: knitting

DID I NOT LIKE THAT?

No I blooming well didn’t!!  Although I do love this pattern [Islander Jacket Express] [and this is the third time of making, so far and will not be the last] this particular version was just like sewing a candlewick bedspread. I … Continue reading

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WHAT DID YOU DO DURING THE FLOOD MUMMY?

Not the one with the Ark, [although that might be a good idea] but the current wetness. Mostly I knitted and caught up on some sewing repairs and alterations and soldiered on very spasmodically with my latest lilac blouse top. But apart … Continue reading

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WHITE SHIRT AND CLICHES

Well I clearly didn’t listen to myself when I told me that I would finish the white shirt last weekend. I did do some sewing on it, but I actually finished it completely today [Wednesday]. Just three days late, I … Continue reading

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U.F.O.s

When the rains came the roof of the garden shed began to leak and one of the windows broke. Not a big deal as damage goes, but it prompted me to go and check on the plastic storage boxes I … Continue reading

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JUST IN CASE….

 …..that there is anyone out there still remotely interested in what I have to ‘show and tell’, – although to be absolutely correct, this post is more ‘tell’ because I am waiting for my camera batteries  to recharge and my … Continue reading

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MEMORY

There is a little puzzle going round in my brain at the moment. As every knitter knows, if you leave a piece of knitting half way through for any length of time, when you pick it up to finish it the … Continue reading

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BURR-ish

I finally took some photo.s of my other version of Veronique Avery’s Burr cardigan to put on my Ravelry projects page, so I thought I would also show them here. As I said in a previous post, my first version was … Continue reading

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