Monthly Archives: August 2010

Make-over!

So the inside of my whole house has been repainted recently (all white). My room has been rearranged. And this weekend I got rid of my wonky (but always flattering) mirror standing against the wall. Ta-da! Much more grown-up. With … Continue reading

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Oh, dear. I really ought to do something. But I’m already in my pajamas.

I never get around to reading all the blogs I like.. really like. ┬áStudio of Mae, for instance. Go see the poster in this title. I do think, however, that we all feel a bit like we need this sign: … Continue reading

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Inspiration

After a day like today (ugliness and nastiness and nerves hanging by a thread at work), it is good to be reminded of the pretty things that inspire me. What makes me happy? What feeds my body and soul? Where … Continue reading

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WIPs and gifts

So here is the beginning of the charity blanket – it looks quite scratchy, actually. Oi. On the softer side, here is a baby blanket I crocheted for my friend Helena: Wrapped in this: And then, my big WIP at … Continue reading

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Oglington Fartworthy, please to meet you.

The person you need is Nanny McPhee. Especially when you’ve got lots of donated scrap wool (in amazingly dreary colours). Rialette started a Nanny McPhee inspired granny square blanket while I was visiting in PE and I was really jealous… … Continue reading

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Who would you listen to?

If I had to listen to only one voice for the rest of my life, it would be Eddie Vedder. And would you know, both R and I thought that if we had to have ‘a song’, this would be … Continue reading

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Cochineal in a liquorice cavern

It’s the name of my new scarf… This pic is a bit blurry. Let’s try in better light: Worked on VERY large needles (think 8mm?) With Elle DK Liquorice, Elle Earth DK Cavern and Elle Homespun Cochineal (gift from Cornelle). … Continue reading

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