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Wonders of silk

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Mum has reached a milestone birthday today- it would be unfair of me to give away her age but I was 33 a few weeks ago so you can guess! We have a lovely evening planned for her but I … Continue reading

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Inspirations in Colour – Kaffe Fassett

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I took mum to a fascinating lecture last night at Huddersfield University, which was being held by Huddersfield Textile Society. It hadn’t been publicised that well, but that was just as well because the hall was packed out with women … Continue reading

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I think a meditation pouf is required

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I’ve so far managed to maintain an air of zen about me this year. Until yesterday, when I blew my lid for no reason at my parents. Dad had only come around to do some DIY for me and I … Continue reading

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Fiddly knitting

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Mum hilariously suggested she was 39 this weekend. A Freudian slip or a desire for eternal youth? She’s a long way off that since I’m 32. Having been a rubbish daughter and failed to buy her something wonderful I took … Continue reading

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To work or to craft? that is the question…..

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I know I won’t be alone in thinking about the pile of half finished craft projects which could be done, if only work didn’t get in the way. But as my boyfriend, pointed out this weekend when I suggested I … Continue reading

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The widest button band ever fixes the problem

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I’d like to start by saying i loved knitting this cardigan.. . however… Both the yarns are a delight to knit with – I used Noro silk garden sock yarn, combined with an undyed yarn from a little local yarn … Continue reading

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Women who have inspired me…..

Since I’ve managed to get myself stressed out over finishing the stripy cardigan recently and an array of crocheting attempts that have resulted in giant knots, I have been thinking about all the inspirational women I have met since taking … Continue reading

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