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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Mustard pinwheel- September patchwork challenge

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Since it’s been a lovely September so far I’m glad I did this month’s quilt block in yellows, it’s autumnal without losing summer. I’m certainly getting better at sewing these blocks and have much more patience to unpick and perfect … Continue reading

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Christmas knitting done! 

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Yes I do feel smug! I have to be honest, I have only a small list of people I give gifts to at Christmas and a smaller list of people I usually knit for. I heard a great term this … Continue reading

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September patchwork challenge- Teresa’s pinwheel

Better late than never?!  Sorry for the delay in posting this- I’ve been knitting to my hearts content and had a week away with friends.  How did September arrive so quick? Where did summer go?  Teresa’s pinwheel     I’d better … Continue reading

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