Tag: Sod’s law

Spiders and Despair

Let’s get the sad news over with first. My wool count. I screwed it up royally about two and a bit months back and only just realised. I typed out this post, went to do the wool count, looked at

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We break the Christmas knitting…

To show you this quick little leaving present for someone at my work: It’s based on the hat worn by Jayne Cobb in an episode of the cult hit TV series Firefly. I’m pleased to say she was happy with

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Road map playmat – of doom!

Or perhaps the road map playmat of Sods Law. Super cute blanket, but I had a bit of a nightmare making it! Let me tell you my tale of woe… I was stash busting, as you know, my current goal

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Sigh…

Its been one of those weeks knit wise. Everything I’ve tried to knit just hasn’t worked. I used needles to big on a cuddly toy and had to frog it. Reknitting on smaller ones (photo to come when finished) And

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Of Otters and Owls

This May bank holiday I was at the Chestnut Centre – its an otter and owl sanctuary, and since the weather looked promising, I figured it would be a nice little family day out. I think I should take a

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Happy Local Yarn Shop Day!

What can I say? I couldn’t resist seeing what was happening in my area – quite a few LYS near me did special offers, demonstrations and cake! I was good though and only bought two balls of wool. I could

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Schrodinger’s Workman

On the way to the house this morning Engel and I realised something. You are expecting a workman at between 10am and 2pm.  If you turn up at the house  late then you will have missed the workman.  If you

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