Tag Archives: Summer

Citrus Placemats – A Quick Summer Make

Whilst I’m counting the days to our holiday (still too many), mentally preparing for our house move and working on those WIPs, I wanted something bright and colourful on the table at mealtimes. My two are now old enough to … Continue reading

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Ill-behaved Projects

There are projects that don’t ever feel right. It doesn’t matter what you do – there is a little voice nagging to change/add/undo/redo something about it. My current ill-behaved project is this summer top I made last year. It’s DK … Continue reading

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Knitty Holiday Planning

In a rush, summer has arrived in a blaze of sunshine. I’ve got to admit, I’ve been caught out by the suddenness of the heat. Some friends (those without children) have started going on holiday. And now my thoughts are … Continue reading

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The Spiral Cot Blanket – a Pattern

I really have no idea why it took two attempts to get this pattern right. Perhaps I should rephrase – I really have no idea why I can’t count, knit and chat at the same time! I’ve had in mind … Continue reading

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Warm Weather Yarns

Even if I lived in a hermetically sealed house far away from the world, I would know when the temperature started increasing in the UK. Visitors and sales to my site just drop off the cliff. I know that only the truly … Continue reading

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A 60s party and Holiday Packing

I love a good party, especially if it involves dressing up. I have always taken childish pleasure at changing my appearance and of course if it were possible, I’d change hairstyles and hair colours on a regular basis too. So … Continue reading

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Madness caused by Summer and 4KCBW Update

I don’t know how long I’ve been yearning for the summer to arrive. For shorts and sandals and the freedom of no coats or jackets. And finally it’s here. I’m loving the heat wave and I hope that it stays … Continue reading

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Make-a-Monster Competition

It’s Summer – not that we in the UK would know it! But the Summer means holidays and free time. I thought this would be an ideal time to launch my first Competition. The rules are simple: knit or crochet … Continue reading

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Summer Weddings

We all love a wedding, especially a Summer one, don’t we? As soon as the invitation thuds on to the door mat, my head is filled with wondering about the Bride, the Dress, the flowers, the friends and relatives, the … Continue reading

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About Beach-Bags and Other Things

Last week I was in an excited state as I had three separate yarn deliveries in time for some Craft Markets and other sale opportunities which I have lined up between now and August. To my family’s dismay, we now … Continue reading

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