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Autumn knitting – a tale of two cardigans

Back to Nanook In October last year I started knitting a Nanook cardigan in lovely, squishy Drops Nepal. It’s knitted all-in-one, from the top down, which meant that I soon had a lot of stitches on my needle. The only … Continue reading

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The red wine trip

Buying wine in Bordeaux and Rioja Last year at this time we took a trip by car through Germany and Alsace, coming back with enough white wine to last us for a few years. This year, we thought we’d better … Continue reading

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The end of the summer

I find this time of year very depressing. All my lightweight, summer clothes have been washed and put away and won’t be needed again until next May or June, unless I’m lucky enough to have another holiday somewhere hot before … Continue reading

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Adrift no.1 is finished

Adrift and Titus Adrift I’m sure there’ll be another Adrift, which is why I’m calling this one no.1. It was quite a boring knit, with very long stocking stitch rows, for the most part devoid of shaping.  The acrylic yarn … Continue reading

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Espadrilles and Mayan spinning

It’s been a week when I’ve made progress on several projects, but haven’t actually finished much. Unless you count an espadrille sole. The espadrille experiment, part two I am now the proud possessor of a pair of espadrille soles. They … Continue reading

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An end to the Craziness

I wanted to get my Stripes Gone Crazy cardigan completely finished and didn’t have time to go and search for matching buttons, so I’ve made do with the brown/beige shirt buttons I already had. They are the right size and, … Continue reading

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