finishing stuff

Hello there! It’s Wednesday, it’s been a spectacularly long day with far too many minutes and not enough hours, I’m tired and had dinner whilst walking home from work (what have I become?!), so… I’m now home drinking a deliciously warm cup of red berries tea in my enormous mug and I thought to myself “Do you know what’s missing in your lives right now? To see the face I gave the little frog I knitted centuries ago!”. Yeah, that will cheer up the world! So voilà! Cute handmade frog face done! This frog is now my goddaughter’s best friend… View Post

random musings

random musings

The days are getting longer. Lighter. I desperately hold on to this thought, as February and the sudden temperature dip are really getting to me. Naively, I thought we were past the really cold days; I can hear the weather laugh at me in the background… or maybe it's just the sound of my frozen jaw trying to move.  Perhaps this is a good opportunity to finish that incredibly warm crochet blanket I started in 2007. Now that I think about it, that's a great idea and a fantastic way to turn this cold around and laugh in the face… View Post

it’s knitting time

it’s knitting time

  I go in phases with my knitting and sewing. There are times when all I can think about is sewing dolls, or making a quilt, a new top, a little dress for my goddaughter, or designing a new pouf pattern and testing it incessantly until I’m happy. Other times it’s the knitting; in my head, I’ll be two projects ahead, binge knitting everyday and totally unable to stop. Just one more row. Just one more project. On occasion, I’ll have a break from it all, typically in the summer…    Right now, I’m on a binge knitting phase. This is as… View Post