A Golden Hare at Apple Time

So here we are again in apple time and the year heaves itself round another turn. And how did that happen? Barely a knit knitted, barely a stitch stitched. They say the older you get, the faster time flies. But surely I’m not suddenly aged so fast that a whole year has sped by in […]

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The Master Plan

The master plan, funnily enough, was not to stop making things and never blog again. It was to make the garden more manageable so it would be less work and I would have more time for sewing! A particularly labour intensive business is the weeding of the vegetable beds where seeds from the grass and […]

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Spring – Inside and out

I seem to have given up blogging of late and almost a month has gone by, during which time Spring has been springing. But I’m glad to say I have completed my monthly goal of adding all the TAST stitches to date into my fanTASTichia picture. Lots of these stitches are new to me and […]

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Something Different

With the evenings, drawing in, the leaves beginning to turn and the fruits and berries ripening, I can feel the great wheel of the year driving us steadily into Autumn – whether we are ready or not – and, although I should probably be finishing up my Summer Stitching, the pervasive sense of change in […]

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Wool on Sundays 156 – (unknitting)

Welcome to another Wool on Sundays! This month my only woolliness has been confined to a little unknitting, by which I don’t mean not knitting although I’ve been doing that as well… After some consideration, I decided to unknit this cardigan. Although so short a time ago I thought this was set to be my best […]

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The blogger who came in from the garden

Whilst we were in Venice, a neighbour looked after our chicken. The chicken feed is kept in a dustbin an old stable, which in truth has been slowly falling into disrepair over more years than we’ve lived here. Rather than leave the door swing and bang in the wind, as it is wont to do, […]

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Little bits of June

Long, long ago – or so it seems, though it was really only until around the beginning of May – I used to blog here… But since my blogging and, alas, crafting adventures seem confined to the hours of rain and darkness, and since we’ve been enjoying an unusually long spell of glorious weather with […]

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Apples and an Autumnal Cardigan

‘Autumnal’ is one of my favourite words but one I’ve had little occasion to use this year so I have decided to include it in the name of my very recently finished cardigan. The months are spinning by at a shocking rate and the harvest is harvested and the apples are nearly over. But the […]

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