Tag Archives: baby cardigan

A finished baby top

This little top for a newborn boy was soon finished. Unlike the previous one I made with the same pattern it’s all one colour, which meant I only had two ends to darn in when it was done. Marvellous! The … Continue reading

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A Monkey’s Fist and another baby top

Yesterday England saw a further relaxation of Covid rules meaning that we’re now allowed to meet with up to 5 other people in private houses or in groups of up to 30 outside. My dear husband and I celebrated with … Continue reading

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Haberdashery DIY – painting buttons

I finished knitting the baby top and cycled into town in search of buttons. The only shop currently open that sells a few had nothing the right size in a shade of orangey ochre – which I was expecting – … Continue reading

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Vernal equinox

It was the first day of Spring yesterday. There have been a few mild and sunny afternoons recently, resulting in the occasional sound of a lawnmower when I go for my daily walk, and there are even a few lambs … Continue reading

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Grey for babies?

I’m knitting a baby top and it’s grey. Let me explain why. I wouldn’t have thought of grey as a suitable colour for a new baby, but ‘needs must’ in a pandemic when all the specialist yarn shops are closed … Continue reading

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Skirting boards, skirting boards

The flooring project I posted about a month ago has progressed, and we now have oak throughout the ground floor, apart from the kitchen. I’m not sorry to see the tatty old carpets go, but I do wonder whether wooden … Continue reading

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