Tag Archives: Color Affection

Mosaic crochet and mini buckets

It was Yarndale the weekend before last, the biggest wool festival in this part of the country. It had to be online-only this year and I had a browse to try and get in the spirit of the thing. The … 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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Al fresco blocking

Color Affection is finished. I planned to darn in the ends before blocking it, but Monday dawned bright and sunny, albeit frosty. The sort of day that is just made for admiring the colour contrast of newly-minted leaves against a … Continue reading

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Unseasonably warm

Until this weekend, the weather has been unusually good for April. Good enough to sit in the garden with bare legs – the sort of behaviour that I generally reserve for July and August. Trees are coming into leaf two … Continue reading

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DIY stitch markers

I got sidetracked from Color Affection this weekend. It’s progressing, but the long, long rows of garter stitch are rather trying and I fear that I’ve lost my mojo. Another week should see it done, if only I can get … Continue reading

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Planning a jumper for next winter

I have my knitting schedule for the summer pretty much sorted, what with the Color Affection shawl I started last week and the summer Stripes Gone Crazy cardigan that is next on my list.  I’ve almost reached the three colour … Continue reading

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