Tag Archives: Stripes Gone Crazy

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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An end to the Craziness

I wanted to get my Stripes Gone Crazy cardigan completely finished and didn’t have time to go and search for matching buttons, so I’ve made do with the brown/beige shirt buttons I already had. They are the right size and, … Continue reading

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A smartphone case and the first espadrille sole

Saddle stitching a slipcase My dear husband has acquired his first smartphone, quite some years after everyone else. Until now he has used a very basic Nokia (for those who don’t remember that far back, Nokia was the mobile phone … Continue reading

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Stripes Gone Crazy – the body is done!

Actually, it’s not completely done, I still need to knit the front bands, but near enough.  My excuse is that I haven’t bought the buttons yet, but actually I’m fed up with the body and couldn’t wait to make a … Continue reading

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Am I ever going to finish this cardigan?

Work/life just got unbalanced It’s been one of those weeks where work gets in the way of life. I have been slaving over a hot laptop for 10 or more hours a day, when I haven’t been out at client … Continue reading

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DIY op art

Last trip to Texere Texere Yarns, a rather wonderful yarn shop in an old Bradford mill, is closing its doors to visitors soon and becoming an internet-only supplier. I took the chance for one last trip there with a couple … Continue reading

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