December patchwork challenge – red four corners

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Happy Christmas!! I’m jetting off on holiday very soon so this is the last you’ll hear from me in 2015. So happy new year too!! Here is the final patchwork pattern for this year which by some fluke I’ve managed … Continue reading

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The last of the Christmas knitting

I bragged a while ago that I’d finished my Christmas knitting, but then I forgot the decoration swap that we do at my local knitting circle. 

I created this lovely little penguin from a really old Jean Greenhowe toy book I had. But then I decided he was too cute, and he’s now sat on my book shelf.   

So I set about knitting the Alan Dart troll pattern as a Santa Claus. The first version was a little too big, so I made a second smaller one.  

 
I’m disappearing off the radar now as I decided not not spend the long Christmas break I get from work, mostly on my own after a couple of days wi family. So I’m heading off on holiday, merry Christmas to you all x

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If I’m making art it has to be sheep

I made this a couple of weeks ago and totally forgot to share pictures – I love sheep and the chance to bang a piece of wood with nails and then create something pretty was just too tempting. This lovely … Continue reading

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November patchwork challenge – orange peace and plenty

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Since this month’s block has not arrived from Helen, our block of the month queen, I decided to randomly pick one myself so I had chance to get something sewn this weekend. So it serves me right that this month’s … Continue reading

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Raising Agents

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I’m hungover this morning, yet thanks to the clocks going back I’m still out of bed for 7.30am. But it was a really good night out so its ok that I feel a bit rough around the edges this morning. … Continue reading

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Addicted to mountains…. And knitting

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Phew! Not only have a finally finished the tincanknits north shore jumper I started back in late August, but it’s also a perfect fit!!! I did have an issue with the sleeves being far too baggy initially, but then the … Continue reading

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October patchwork challenge- Orange Blazing Arrows

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Having found myself with a weekend with no plans and a whole day ahead of me, no sooner than I got the October block of the month pattern I had spent the afternoon making it with a huge glass of … Continue reading

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