Category Archives: Knitting

Just too late for winter

My knitting has had an hap hazard start since I took it up again. I had to learn that I have a loose knit and that it is paramount to check the gauge. Not doing that has resulted in something … Continue reading

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Scotland in yarn

Two years ago we were in Scotland on a holiday. There we visited Shilasdair on the isle of Skye. I did buy some yarn there and it took me a while to decide what to do with it.

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Knitting out the year

For Christmas we exchanged presents. My MIL surprised both my SIL and myself with a wool purchase for a hat and scarf. The quality of the wool was very good. Very nice stuff indeed.

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Finished a knitting project

Back in March I purchased some wool and I have finished the project but boy it was hard at times

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Knitting

As is known I knit, as do some of my friends. It has much in common with sewing and it is also different, the people are also kinda different and still the same.

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A little trip away

As mentioned in my previous post the reason was our wedding anniversary. But t was not a case of just going to Beluga. We wanted to make it a mini holiday and it worked.

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25 years and counting

Last august 25 years ago I had my fresher week at university. Yes really it was 25 years ago. So coming November I have my 25-year return day at uni, which I will not attend. Simply put all people I … Continue reading

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Well in that case

We had a reasonably easygoing weekend. On Saturday we did a test drive for a car SO is considering. It is just something that needed to be done and took a lot longer than expected. In part because we had … Continue reading

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2012 in numbers

I decided that the best way to see 2012 was in numbers and in a list as just felt right for this year Items sewn – 23 Fabrics bought -24 (investing in lining at present) Items knitted – 3 Wool … Continue reading

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Hamming away

Just in case anybody wondered; SO and I are tired and it was showing this weekend. Thank heavens that christmas is during the week this year as it meant that we could do all the christmas stuff reasonably leisurely.

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