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Socks, socks, socks…

As the title says, socks! Socks! Socks!! Yeah…I went a little sock mad…I blame Rabbie. She came down for the rather soggy doggy day and the night before her visit mentioned wellies, so Felix wanted her cat welly socks. Then

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Of Butterflies and Bikes

Well, motorbikes. Which is what I’ll start on then I’ll get to the butterflies. On Friday, Engels motorbike died. We knew that she had begun to slowly mechanically deteriorate, as all things do with wear and tear and the lovely

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Commonsensical knits

I admit, I just love the word commonsensical, but it summarises this past knit I’ve been saving, as well as what I currently have on the needles. Yep, commonsensical means practical, and in this case that means arm warmers, which

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Cause of death:

Heatwave. Any hope of revival? More thunderstorms. Please? You may have noticed that my last three posts all mentioned the hot weather – I don’t cope well with the heat, Engel less so, Felix less than that and poor Inkling

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Biggles and teeny tiny bedding

Let’s start with Biggles. What does a fictional fighter pilot from the first world war have tondo with knitting we ask? Well… Our whole little family were at the big local duck pond and, whilst playing in the new play

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Inklings arrival

Hi all, As promised, a bit more of an explanation as to my last post. When Felix was born, there was complications. Lots. End result, emergency c-section. With Inkling, because of prior complications, we knew he would have to be

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Of Cake and Tribbles

Happy local yarn shop day! And happy free comic book day! I did both, so I have a stack of free comics to peruse and there may have been some wool purchased…but it’s part of a karmic balance I did

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3 Tiny Ducks…

Went swimming one day, over the hills and far away, mama duck said ‘quack quack come back’ but they were all eaten by a crocodile…Wait a second… Look! There’s that pesky crocodile again! I gave in and knit Felix those ducks

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Goodbye 2016!

I don’t know if a lot of people feel the same way, but 2016 was cursed. My family was hit pretty hard, there’s been death, terminal illness and long term ill health. I won’t go into detail on those. One

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A few more finished Christmas gifts

I think I’ve knit the last Christmas gift, I hope I have anyway as I’ve moved on to other projects. Present 1: This is for my nephew and uses the free pattern A PokéHat by Mrs Luedeke. Quick and easy knit

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