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Listed are the posts for January 2008.

>Photo fun

>DH has got some new ‘toys’ for his camera & has been having fun: Glass of the dark syrupy stuff & ice Pineapple and to make this post knitting related: A Mason Dixon Ballband Dishcloth Pattern: Ballband Dishcloth from Mason Dixon KnittingYarn: The Cerise pink is Double Top from Texere & the grey is an […]


>Swaps: Part One

>Over the past few months I’ve been involved in a few swaps & have been a bit slack in not revealing so here goes. The first was with Sprite64 who wanted odds & ends of yarns as she’s doing a City & Guilds distance learning course in knitting. All must be ‘known’ yarns preferably with […]


>Owl Broad Spiral Socks

>Broad Spiral Ribbing socks Pattern: Broad Spiral Ribbing from More Sensational Knitted SocksYarn: Opal Rainforest 6 ply in Owl.Needles: 2 x 2.75mm 60 cm circulars.Method: Knitted cuff down two at a time.Details: 8 stitches per inch for a 9″ wide foot so I cast on 72 stitches. An ‘Eye of Partridge Heel’ for a very […]


>We are Black & White if you please

>Lyra “We are Black & White if you please,We are White & Black if you don’t please…” Ginny


>Ark required…..

> Look who we found taking shelter in our porch tonight! It’s so wet here that even the toads are looking for dry land!


>Owl Progression

>The


>Havin’ a Whale of a Time…..

>As the kittens are now nearly 5 months old I thought it was time for their first ‘mind blowing experience’ so I made them some cat nip toys: Cat nip whales Pattern: Whale Cat toyYarn: Oddments of acrylic which have now returned to the charity bagNeedles: Whatever I needed to obtain a tight gauge. Lyra […]


>Temporary reprieve?

>At the moment our home is peaceful after our awful Christmas but I don’t know if DD can keep it up. The incentive seems to be that she wants to carry on swimming & playing football. I’ve made it very clear to her that ALL sport will stop if she continued with her awful behaviour […]


>Christmas gifts received

>Warning this post is picture heavy! After the horrendous Christmas Day we had I didn’t get round to blogging about what I received for Christmas. DH was a star, & with loads of emailed suggestions, spoilt me rotten: First up from DH (purchased from Socktopus) a copy of the new sock book from Vogue: Vogue […]


>Snow & socks

>The warm weather we’ve had over Christmas has passed & this morning we woke up to this: Snowy view of the garden from our bedroom window It doesn’t snow much in England anymore so just a few flakes of snow tend to send the whole country into chaos. The dogs enjoyed a brief bounce this […]


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