Tag 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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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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Did two things that frightened me

Sinterklaas is over, that means that it is tree-time. So this morning SO and went tree shopping. After yesterdays snow and the nights cold I was a little concerned about the roads this morning but everything was fine.

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Time on your hands

Strange what you do with an unexpected weekend. Not what I intended to do yesterday or what I normally do with spare time. It is as if you are lost in time.

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