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  • Craft

    On Snapshots: Gloves

    Today was the second week of the new knitting group, and I used the the opportunity to do a bit more work on the fingerless gloves I’m knitting for my dear sister,…

  • Craft

    On the finished bonnet

    I finished Isla’s bonnet today – what else are Mondays-off for, eh? I’d like to show you a picture of the finished piece, but since I don’t have a baby to model…

  • Craft

    On Snapshots: Bonnet

    Currently working on a wee bonnet for wee Isla. Lots and lots of garter stitch, which I’m rather enjoying.   In summary: knitting  …

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    On a favourite season for knitters.

    Today is the last day of October, which means, in my calendar at least, that tomorrow is the beginning of winter. Winter can be a bit miserable (especially if you live in…

  • Craft

    On Aviatrix

    Having finished the wee hat during Wool Week, today I finally delivered it to the bairn for whom it was made. Said bairn is lovely Florence, and here are a couple of…

  • Craft, Work

    On wool and sheep.

    Today I’ve been in Bradford to speak at the CU meeting. They’re working through the ‘I am’ sayings in John’s Gospel this term, and they invited me to come and speak to…

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    On a post-Wool Week resolution.

    I’m all about resolutions. And Wool Week has inspired me to make a new one. I’ve really enjoyed the regular knitting that the week has urged me towards, and so I’ve decided…

  • Craft

    On Wool Week: A hat.

    More knitting as I continue my Wool Week celebrations.   A hat for a small person, which will (hopefully) make it a quick knit. All things being well, it might be done…

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    On more of Wool Week

    Wool Week continues. You can read about it here. And in a happy meeting between two of my great loves: this morning in Cafe Nero the barista came to chat to me…