Category Archives: DPNs!

Sockfest Finale!!!!!

Helloooo!!! Welcome to the last sockfest post!  I must say, I’m quite excited to reveal my first ever pair of socks to the world!  It has been an awesome experience, I spent most of it marvelling at the amazing design … Continue reading

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‘Gusseting’

Ever since I started writing my Mum’s flower shop blog, I haven’t had a single picture of a flower on my own blog!  I take the pictures, then put them on hers and don’t want to do a double up, … Continue reading

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Turning the heel…..

Step 1:  Knitting the heel flap!  A reinforced one to be precise, and what fun it is to slip one knit one for 36 rows! Step 2:  Turning the heel and learning a new skill!  Picking up stitches. I spent … Continue reading

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Sock Towers

The rainbow socks are growing! Next comes the turning of the heel…. (gulp!) And I have discovered the deep joy of knitting with HiyaHiya needles… at $13 per set I was dubious about buying them, but it turns out they are … Continue reading

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Warm Arms x 4

Helloooo!!!! Thank you!  For the wonderful messages I got from so many of you on my last post! I’m glad you enjoyed my jokes, and found a bit of yourselves in them too!  I hope that I can live up … Continue reading

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The (hopefully) Ultimate Hat!

Hellooooo!!! As it is night-time, I’m sure that by now, it is Valentine’s Day all over the world!  I’m having a funny old V.Day this year, surrounded by it as my family are florists and own their own flower shop, … Continue reading

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Musings on the Granny Square…

Hellooooooo!!!! I hope you’re all having a fabulous weekend, I’ve just begun a random four day weekend which makes me very happy indeed!  It is a bit of a fluke really, how it happened, my Monday class was postponed, and … Continue reading

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More knitted goodness….

Helloooooo!!!!! The shot above of that beautiful rugged beach was taken by KB today at Makara, a tiny rural area a 20 minute drive from the city centre… I grew up in the next valley and tiny rural settlement over, … Continue reading

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Eco-Friendly Musings…..

Good Morning!!!!!! Or afternoon/evening, depending on where in the world you are and at what stage in your day you are popping in to visit Raymond and me!  Isn’t that sunflower just soooooooo happy and bright?  When I go to my Mum’s … Continue reading

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Knitting in the Round…..

Hi hi!!!!! And happy Sunday to all of you!!!  It’s Halloween as I’m sure you all know… I don’t celebrate Halloween at all, mainly because it was a complete non-event when I was young, and other reasons, but nothing in … Continue reading

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