Knitting

Missing Lockdown

It may sound strange, but I am actually missing lockdown. Obviously the reason for having it is not a good one, and it’s good to be able to go out when I want to, but I really enjoyed being at home. We have been at Level 2 for two and a half weeks now and… Continue reading Missing Lockdown

Knitting

Buttons!

I finally ventured out yesterday in search of buttons for the two little baby garments I finished a while ago. This proved to be a bit of an adventure, as I had suspected it would. The only shop locally where you can get a big selection of button now is a sort of discount store.… Continue reading Buttons!

Knitting

Challenge Time!

I’ve decided it’s finally challenge time. Over ten years ago I bought three 100g hanks of some beautiful yarn with only a vague idea of what I might make. It has been hanging out in my stash ever since. I think this was the first time that I bought yarn on impulse. Previously I really… Continue reading Challenge Time!

Cross Stitch, Knitting

Third Time Lucky?

I am really hoping that it is third time lucky for the little baby jumper. You will recall that my first attempt at a “pretty little girl’s jumper” was a bit of a failure. (See “A Waste Of Time”.) Well, I chose some 4 ply Naturally Loyal Baby Prints for my second attempt. The pink… Continue reading Third Time Lucky?

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Socks And Some Other Things

I have been working on my “Hermione’s Everyday Socks” and some other things over the last few days. The first sock is finished and I have cast on the second. It feels good to be making a bit of progress. I had such plans for getting lots of projects done during lockdown, but it has… Continue reading Socks And Some Other Things

Knitting

Achievements So Far

I thought I would share some of my achievements so far as we come to the end of day three of our lockdown. There was a surprise addition to my project list on Wednesday night. My eldest granddaughter texted me before she went to bed to ask me to finish her gloves for her. She… Continue reading Achievements So Far