A little catching up

Seems I have a little catching up to do around here, as usual. Spring has sprung and although we have had some gloriously warm weather, this morning dawned frosty and bright and minus 3 degrees C. A bit chilly then. Hard to believe that just last weekend we had a great day out at Wonderwool Wales andContinue reading “A little catching up”

Dairy and Egg free wine

I became a little distracted over the holiday season. It turned out a lot busier that I thought it was going to be and the blog sort of got away from me. For the first week or so we had visitors, or went visiting, every day. Then my OH had a couple of meetings dueContinue reading “Dairy and Egg free wine”

Legato

Smooth and connected without breaks in the tones.   We all need something to whip up quickly when we need a gift for someone (especially this time of year), but as a hand knitter I always hesitate when considering my knitting for a gift if I don’t really know how it will be received. It isn’tContinue reading “Legato”

You can cut all the flowers but you cannot keep spring from coming.

Pablo Neruda It’s been too long.  I’ve been trying to get a post together for weeks but I just haven’t got here until now.  I started the month off sort of unwell – again.  I have a very tiny lump on my temple, had it for ages, and it was so small that the onlyContinue reading “You can cut all the flowers but you cannot keep spring from coming.”

Scone or scon(e)

If you don’t know how to pronounce a word, say it loud! … Why compound ignorance with inaudibility. E.B. White However you pronounce the word, scone means different things to different people depending where you live.  There are scones that are served with jam and clotted cream; drop scones that are more like pancakes; potatoContinue reading “Scone or scon(e)”

Menet v2

Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again, but expecting different results. As you know I have been knitting two Menet cardigans for gifts whilst re-working the pattern to give an option for long sleeves. Well I finally finished them a couple of days ago, gave them a wash and then waited forContinue reading “Menet v2”