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FO: A Few Festive Stitches

FO: A Few Festive Stitches

Whilst I was feeling sorry for myself in a cloud of influenza last week I found it difficult and uncomfortable to get any knitting done. I was getting frustrated with anything cumbersome or difficult to manipulate, so I turned tot he smallest and most portable […]

WIP: Well Heeled And New Materials.

WIP: Well Heeled And New Materials.

There hasn’t been a whole lot of crafting going on here recently, because last week I was stuck in bed feeling sorry for myself with a bout of ‘flu, followed by a weekend which was spent half under-the-weather and half relaxing and keeping warm and […]

In Stops And Starts

In Stops And Starts

They say bad luck always happens in threes. Well, failures of tool and technology also always seem to happen in runs of three with me. To begin with, one of the needle tips I was using to knit my lace shawl broke in the middle […]

A Rainbow Of Stitches

A Rainbow Of Stitches

I was hoping to have a shawl progress update to post today, but I haven’t been too well these last couple of days and can’t summon the will to either knit nor take any photographs, so instead I have a few poorly taken photographs that […]

WIP: The Incredible Geeky Wall Art Multimedia Project

WIP: The Incredible Geeky Wall Art Multimedia Project

Do you know what these are? They are the level hazard icons from the videogame series ‘Portal’. Two of a set of ten icons designed to alert the player to what risks might lay ahead in that level. Mr awesome likes this particular game muchly, […]

Snowy Days and a Wintry Mood

Snowy Days and a Wintry Mood

A fresh blanket of snow decided this morning to lay upon the patchy duvet of flakes laid down last Saturday, so the world outside today is bright, and cold, perfect for layering up on hand-knits and cosy wintry accessories. Talking of the joys of winter […]