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An Orcadian Christmas

We spent time over the Christmas and New Year period in Orkney with friends. We loved it but we didn’t love the getting there and back quite so much – a long train journey with several changes and a rail … Continue reading

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Christmas round-up

My dear husband’s socks were not finished in time for Christmas. They have advanced quite nicely, but work is still required. They will be New Year socks instead. I am waiting to knit the welts when I’m sure I won’t … Continue reading

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The latest pair of socks

I’m well into these socks, but I do have some concerns about the grey yarn. Having handled it for hours at a time, I’m not at all sure that it is a sock yarn. It feels more like a pure … Continue reading

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This year’s Harrogate show

I went to the Harrogate Knitting and Stitching Show last week, as I do most years. I love looking at the exhibitions of craft work and this Legend of the Willow Pattern quilt was the star of the show in … Continue reading

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Socks and bells

The latest pair of socks is done. They make a nice ‘mix and match’ pair with the pair I knitted a few months ago. I was in Skipton the other day and popped in to the shop in where I … Continue reading

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3 items in wood

This week I’ve made a little chalkboard which I’m quite pleased with. The chalkboard itself is just an offcut of plywood painted with two coats of blackboard paint, and I made the frame from yet more offcuts of engineered oak … Continue reading

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