The Leap List (June/July 2020)

Thank goodness for hydrangeas! They really are the least effort of everything in the garden and and from their fresh first blooms to their faded autumn glory the put on a spectacular show year after year. I wish everything on my Leap List was so easily accomplished. So far as my JUNE LEAP LIST is […]

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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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