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Off and on the needles – November 2017

A quick round up of the various yarny projects finished and started over the past few weeks while I’ve been absent from my blog.  Which turn out to be surprisingly numerous.  A reflection in part of many sleepy evenings spent … Continue reading

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Seeing differently: autumn colours in the garden

I went to the National Trust garden at Holt to enjoy the autumn colours before the garden closes for the winter. It was, as ever, a delight.  There were plenty of people there enjoying the good half term weather with … Continue reading

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New York parks – part 2: Bryant Park

(all photos by Malcolm) Bryant Park is a city centre (Manhattan) park that used to be a drug haunt but has been cleaned up and given a complete makeover (back some years ago now).  I’m told by one who knows … Continue reading

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While we’re away: a bit of a yarn

Who could resist the wonderful colours?  Certainly not me: when I’m away and visiting a market or strolling through a new town, I always search out the wool shops, the haberdasheries, the fabric stores and the market stalls.  Oh, and … Continue reading

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The shawl

Well, I’m no shrinking violet when it comes to achievements, and this is one I’m very pleased with so I’m giving it a whole post of its own.  I think it deserves one. The first time I knitted this shawl … Continue reading

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What to make next?

I’m feeling strangely bereft since I finished the latest crochet blanket.  I have plenty to knit, but no crochet project on the go right now. When I’m out working on the allotment, I find myself thinking about what should be … Continue reading

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What’s on the needles? an update

I am making the most of the winning combination of at last having plenty of time on my hands and many rainy days, and I’m enjoying lots of  crochet and knitting. First off, that new blanket.  I finished the last … Continue reading

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