Yes, a silly play on words, I enjoy this, was reminded by our purchases this morning of CDs and DVDs being sold by our borough library service because no one borrows them. Our purchases included ‘educational’ DVDs to be kept here for the grandchildren’s visits, not sure whether Sean the Sheep is for them or… Continue reading Thinking aloud or allowed.
One of the Local Knitting Group were making mittens, I think for Knit for Peace, I was persuaded to join in, no problem as I have so much yarn to use up, a pattern was recommended, called she said with a hollow laugh, The World’s Simplest Mittens from Tin Can Knits who produce excellent free… Continue reading Knitting frustrations.
Last Wednesday, inspired by a mention in the National Trust newsletter we went to Mottisfont near Romsey to see Kaffe Fassett’s Colour at Mottisfont exhibition. Four rooms, each colour themed showed needlepoint and knitting. Thoroughly recommend this, here’s a selection of pictures:- In spite of greyness and drizzle it was a good day, also bought… Continue reading Midweek away day
Source: Recent weekends
Unusually for us we have been away for the last two weekends, to Dorset and Hampshire to spend time with family, no photos except a picture of Alice’s cardigan, it is too big for her to model it. Keen knitters can see where it has been blocked and stretched slightly at the side – personal… Continue reading Recent weekends
At Local Studies last Friday there were items from the archive displayed for a talk, these included a book of photos, I couldn’t resist using my mobile phone to show an illustration of Queen Victoria crocheting. The hook looks a lot longer than one used today Next time I return I’ll try and record the… Continue reading Early October