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A day of reflection…

Today has been a funny old day and a sad one.  Today would have been my grandma’s 87th birthday, unfortunately she died suddenly 3 years ago and none of us have ever really gotten over the loss.  She was the only grandparent I ever knew and for most of my childhood she lived just around… Read more »

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Holidays and knitting goodies…

Whitby was lovely and the weather was really good to us.  We stayed in a place called Ugthorpe just outside Whitby.  I think next time I’d like to be a little closer so that we can wander in to town easily! I found the knitting shop called bobbins which was a lovely little place, a… Read more »

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Next knitting project…

I’ve been trying to think of what knitting to take with me on holiday and I can’t decide.  I’ve got some poor little socks on the go which I managed to get quite a bit done on at the craft fair.  There might not be enough though to do though as I’d get them finished… Read more »

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Knitting some central heating…

Have you heard all the news about gas prices going up again?   It’s scaring the living daylights out of me and the hubby as we barely had enough money to pay the bill last winter!  We also got out new gas bill this month and a notice from our lovely gas company that they… Read more »

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Exactly two weeks to go…

Ok, panic set in a little today.  It’s two weeks exactly to the craft fair and I kind of lost it today.  I’ve had a bit of a problem to work through with the glasses cases and after 2 days of working out about 10 different patterns I was on the verge of being comotose… Read more »

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Finally turned a corner…

Well, another busy week although this one has gone a bit better!  I’ve been working harder than a little Duracell Bunny and now I’m feeling like I’m having a breakthrough.  The main reason for my better mood this week has been the fact that I have actually managed to get some knitting done (even if… Read more »

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Oh what a busy week!

Well, I’ve been the busiest of busy bees this week, lots of making, lots of knitting and lots of baking!  Happy Bank Holiday again by the way!  I’m coming to the end of my sewing classes now and it’s such a shame, I’ve really enjoyed them and I’m going to miss everyone lots!Here is my… Read more »

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My Ravelry goodies arrived!

Wow – that was quick!  I came home this afternoon to find a nice little parcel!  Here are my goodies:    The t-shirt is just too cute and I was so happy to see that the green was much brighter than I thought!  The Bob pin is adorable too – now I have to decide where… Read more »

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Interview stress…

In two days I have a job interview – arrrgggghhhh! I’m so scared because I completely go to pieces!  I’m one of those people who turns in to a huge pile of jelly and just sits there gibbering and drooling!  I’m sure I’ve conjured up a lovely image for you all!  It’s for a job at the… Read more »