Knitting, Karen's Korner

Bedtime Socks Revisited

My apologies for not having finished telling you about our South Island trip yet. Life has become a little complicated and I have had something important to deal with. I hope to be able to tell you about it soon. In the meantime I thought I would write this short post to update you on… Continue reading Bedtime Socks Revisited

Karen's Korner

South Island Trip (part one)

You may have noticed that I have been very quiet for the last three weeks. We were lucky enough to get away for a two week road trip around our lovely South Island. I can’t believe that it is actually a whole week since we got back! While we were away we often had limited… Continue reading South Island Trip (part one)

Knitting

Bedtime Socks

A lot has happened this week. Daylight saving finished last weekend, I finished all the socks I’ve been making on Sunday, took photos on Monday so I could write my post, then the rest of the week seemed to just disappear in all the general rushing around associated with the last week of term! So… Continue reading Bedtime Socks

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Another Trio Swam Away

Wow! So a quarter of the year is now gone, and we are two days down in April already. I took the photo at the top on the 17th of February, the day before I sent these little Octopals away. That means it has taken me just over six weeks to finally get this post… Continue reading Another Trio Swam Away

Karen's Korner

Kia Kaha Christchurch

You may have heard of the tragedy which has struck New Zealand. Two days ago, early in the afternoon of Friday March 15th, a gunman opened fire on Muslim worshipers who were praying in one of the central city mosques in Christchurch. He then drove to another mosque close by and shot more people who… Continue reading Kia Kaha Christchurch

Crochet, Karen's Korner, Knitting

A New Way Of Joining Together

We all know how annoying and frustrating it can be to either run out of yarn, or come across a knot in our yarn, part way through a row. I try to make any joins at the end of a row, but my mother also taught me how to splice yarn when necessary. Just after… Continue reading A New Way Of Joining Together

Knitting

More Birthday Presents

We tend to have groups of birthdays in our family. In the January/February group my eldest granddaughter is the end of January, then in February I have a grandson on the 9th, a brother on the 10th, a son on the 11th, then another grandson on the 12th. Busy times! I have already mentioned the… Continue reading More Birthday Presents