Monthly Archives: May 2018

Bike transportation bags – finished

So, here are the bags I’ve made, firstly (as modelled by my dear husband) containing a bike and with cardboard in the inside pockets. Even I can carry it for short distances like this despite the unwieldy size, and the … Continue reading

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The missing magnet

I’m making preparations for a cycle tour in a few weeks’ time. Last year when we cycled along the Riviera I didn’t take my bike computer to track the distances because I found at the last minute that it had … Continue reading

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Knit for the life you have

After mulling over lots of patterns for rather lovely, loose, sleeveless summer tops (Slope was my favourite), I have decided instead to make a more practical long-sleeved sweater from the reel of undyed linen yarn I found in a cupboard. … Continue reading

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Rabbit revealed

We’ve been basking in hot weather since Saturday – almost unheard of for a bank holiday weekend. As a result I’ve been rather lax with my various crafting projects, I’ve been lazing in the garden or strolling in the sunshine … Continue reading

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