Category Archives: Odds and ends

Trunkshow at Be Inspired Fibres

At a loose end this Saturday? I’ll be at Mei’s shop in Marchmont for a trunkshow from around 10am – come along!* Apart from my goodies being on offer, there is loads more to squish and fondle. Hope to see … Continue reading

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Blowin’ in the wind: Back from North Holland

I’m still alive, in case you wondered. After the Edinburgh Yarn Festival I’ve been very busy with a big project at work and then we went on holiday. Thanks for hanging in there. Loads of exciting things are happening here … Continue reading

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Back from a wee break

I’ve been away for a few days to the Highlands, but I’m back now, re-united with the knitting-machine. More on the knitting machine in the next post, for now just a few holiday snaps πŸ™‚ We were really lucky with … Continue reading

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YarnPony Trunkshow at the Woollybrew in Pittenweem

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Have you been to the Woolly Brew in Pittenweem? This little gem of a yarnshop sits on the High Street in a beautiful village on the Fife coast that’s worth the trip even without taking in any of the other … Continue reading

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The Knitivity Scene

I spotted this knitted Nativity Scene at the Cancer Research Charity Shop In Nicholson Street…. …and to win it, you “simply” need to guess how many minutes it took to knit it (and of course go down to the shop, … Continue reading

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Looking for a Man-Gift? Knit a Backstein!

I’ve made my first contribution to Ravelry! Like most of my knitting-friends, I spent endless hours perusing yarn patterns and dreaming about future projects. So I thought it’s time to give something back. It’s only a little neck-warmer, but I … Continue reading

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Clearing my feet

Next week I want to start dyeing some of the yarn I recently bought, following my recipes. I have not made a decision about which colours yet, but I want to end up with 8 colours. So far I have … Continue reading

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A lovely knitting gift

Earlier this year I went on a day-trip to the lovely Wooly Brew with a couple of knitting friends. The shop has a lovely selection of buttons and accessories and both my friend Jane and I really liked the snag-free … Continue reading

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Summer-Knitting

Just started “Pogona” by Stephen West. I love his geometrical designs, they are great to show off nicely dyed yarns. The patterns he publishes are also not frilly, just the thing for the tom-boy-knitter!

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In the Garden – bliss

Who says we never have good weather in Scotland? Having a tranquil afternoon with my Damson in the sun-trap garden.

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