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Muggles messing up my schedule

In my head I have very clear plans about what I want from my blog, what I want to include and when I want to schedule my posts unfortunately most of these plans are usually thrown in to disarray by … Continue reading

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2014 knitting resolution round up

So as we approach the end of the year how did I get on with my 2014 knitting resolutions/ goals? Operate a 2 out 1 in policy for my fibre and yarn stash: Yarn – in 1,600g out 4,700g Fibre … Continue reading

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2014 – year of the technology curse.

It all started when I dropped my mobile phone in a cup of tea whilst wrestling with a toddler. Thankfully after a week in a jar of rice on top of radiator it was saved – 4am feeds for crafty … Continue reading

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Wool…nice…mine!

With these three words and her first attempt at sentence construction Crafty Toddler proved she truly was my child, especially as whilst she was saying them she picked up the ball of yarn I was working with, rubbed it against … Continue reading

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Put needles and step away from the socks

Those of you who read my blog posts regularly may have noticed a trend lately, the vanilla sock has made more than one appearance in the last few months and I have to confess it is going to make a … Continue reading

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Improvising a Turkish spindle in a Welsh Tepee.

Way off schedule with this week’s post but finally found time to recap my Welsh adventures from last weekend and the surprising amount of crafting I’ve managed to squeeze in this week. Last weekend we had a Crafty Family camping … Continue reading

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Good job I’m not a wool snob!

At some point last year I decided to try and use more real wool yarns when knitting (unless it was for a baby – they only get acrylic) but my budget doesn’t always allow for 100% wool enhancements to my … Continue reading

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The unexpected benefits of being a little bit anti-social

You may have noticed that I missed posting to the blog last week, this was because for once I actually had a social life – by which I mean there was much nattering, cake eating and tea drinking! Most weeks … Continue reading

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I told you I had a good excuse.

You may recall that when giving an update on my knitting resolution progress a few weeks ago that I mentioned it was unlikely that I’d achieve my goal of knitting 2 sweaters this year, well I wasn’t just being lazy … Continue reading

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Seashores and shawls.

Last weekend we had a very windy trip to a relatively local seaside town, my original plan had been to wear a lovely flowing feminine outfit and sandals whilst strolling down the beach. One look at the weather when we … Continue reading

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