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Out of hibernation

I don't usually feel the desire to hibernate during winter, but this year that's exactly what I've been doing. I stepped away from a lot of my normal activities during December and the first half of January: knitting, writing, exercising have all gone by the board. I've mainly been eating and working on my cushion… Continue reading Out of hibernation

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Tiny stitches

"I've seen it, it's rubbish." Marvin The Paranoid Android(from Douglas Adams' The Hitch-hiker's Guide to the Galaxy) I woke up today in a bit of a funny mood. Edgy. Unsure. Rather impatient with things always carrying on the same. In a state of lockdown angst for inexplicable reasons. I felt that yesterday had left me… Continue reading Tiny stitches

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Six Socks For 2021

I have come to the conclusion that my sock drawer is going to need a refresh after this winter and, with this firmly in mind, I have been sorting through my stash to see which yarns I should use. Now, I will point out that my title "Six Socks for 2021" has been chosen with… Continue reading Six Socks For 2021

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Some objects are never finished

Thinking about my needlepoint reminded me of my other longest-standing unfinished object and I had to search out the pieces so I could once again hang my head in shame. Here, then, is the state of The Beaded Christmas Bauble at the beginning of this week. I'm not entirely sure whether the bauble or the… Continue reading Some objects are never finished

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Something’s up with Pam

What's this? What's this? It isn't quite a knit.... Something's here I'm not quite gettingThough I try I keep forgettingLike a memory long since pastHere in an instant, gone in a flashWhat does it mean?What does it mean?Jack's Obsession - The Nightmare Before Christmas (Book by Tim Burton/Lyrics by Danny Elfman) There are two possible… Continue reading Something’s up with Pam