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Socks, socks and more socks

The pair of socks I was knitting from Stylecraft’s Head Over Heels are finished and have gone to their new owner. I do love the colours – the colourway is called Eiger – I wouldn’t have minded keeping them at … Continue reading

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Branching Out finished

Like an idiot, I put an almost-completed lace scarf (Branching Out) to one side for a few weeks while I knitted a pair of socks. (Winter is coming….) The socks done, I picked up the scarf again and tried to … Continue reading

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A new (to me) wood supplier

I’ve been watching Speciality Timber’s Instagram feed for a while now. They sell a lot of old British timber in large slabs, presumably bought in a job lot from a mill somewhere that had stored it for years. But they … Continue reading

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Socks and hexagonal patterned plywood

I haven’t quite finished my lacy scarf, but the colder weather has turned the knitting part of my brain towards socks instead. I’m using an inexpensive yarn called Cozy Toez in a green colourway I’ve knitted before. The previous pair … Continue reading

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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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