Monthly Archives: December 2018

Christmas crafting round-up

Now that the turkey has been eaten – roast turkey, turkey à la king, turkey curry and, finally, turkey soup – I’ve been reflecting on my pre-Christmas crafting. This is always the busiest time of year creatively speaking, with presents … Continue reading

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Back to Granny

I finished my sister-in-law’s Passover Hat in plenty of time to block it, wrap it and hand it over when we visited them yesterday. That left me with idle hands. “What do I really need?”, I asked myself, and the … Continue reading

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Dreambird revealed

I’ve been knitting in all spare moment to get this shawl finished before a party I wanted to wear it to. I made it in time, but had to speed up the blocking process with a hairdryer – that was … Continue reading

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Making a shirt more wearable

I’ve been sewing this week. I have a paisley-patterned shirt that I like a lot, but now that I seldom wear a suit for work I find I’m just not picking it from the shirt stack in my wardrobe. Why? … Continue reading

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Creating a window seat

I have my nose to the knitting grindstone at the moment, trying to get my Dreambird shawl finished in time for the Christmas party season. I am now 15 feathers in, with probably 5, maximum 6, to go.  I plan … Continue reading

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