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WIP Wednesday-27th December

Welcome to my festive version of WIP Wednesday, I hope you all had a very Merry Christmas. This week has some slightly different content to my normal projects. Some are ‘cheats’ as they are also finished, but I can explain why each could still be a work in progress! I’ll start with our offering to…… Continue reading WIP Wednesday-27th December

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WIP Wednesday-20th December

I’ve still managed to work on some projects this week as Mr C did all of the present wrapping whilst I was at work one day so I haven’t had to spend every evening making a mess with tape and paper. (He will definitely be on Santa’s good list for doing that job!) Instead, I’ve…… Continue reading WIP Wednesday-20th December

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Mitred Squares and Memories

I have seen lots of examples of beautiful blankets created from simple knitted mitred squares. Often, these are made from scraps of yarn leftover from other projects and so they are sometimes referred to as memory blankets. I’ve also seen them called ‘ugly’ blankets because the yarn doesn’t necessarily coordinate as well as if specific…… Continue reading Mitred Squares and Memories


WIP Wednesday-13th December

This week’s WIPs have included some finished objects, and some non-crafty things! The run up to Christmas seems to have a surprising number of ‘extra’ jobs, some more fun than others. I finished the slippers last night, and took this (rather disappointing) photo earlier today just before I applied the sock stop to the soles.…… Continue reading WIP Wednesday-13th December

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17 For 2017-November Update

In November, I did a few things that weren’t on my list of goals for the year, including my first craft fair and starting a new (permanent!) job, but I haven’t even thought about my ‘real’ goals until today. I have a feeling that progress may not have been exactly great, since my attention was…… Continue reading 17 For 2017-November Update