Tag Archives: Norwegian Fir

A posh cat bed

I’ve made the quilted cat bed I posted about last week. This is not for proper, night-time sleeps – our cat has a perfectly good basket in the kitchen – but for daytime snoozes in the sitting room. The hope … Continue reading

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Dream or nightmare?

I’ve spent another week of evenings painting skirting boards, but now they are all on the wall and there’s just a bit of residual gap-filling to do. I have time for knitting again, which means I’ve finished one project and … 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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Another baby top

I found some seconds-quality yarn being sold at a temporary market stall during the summer and couldn’t resist buying a couple of balls of this denim-y acrylic DK. It’s made by Cygnet, which is a “value” brand in any case, … Continue reading

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