Crumbled

So I crumbled. I managed a week in the tiny diary then scurried back to my A5 like a hermit seeking the sanctuary of his cave. I feel as if I should have given the different size more of a chance, but from the moment I moved into it I was thinking about how to…

So far, so good

I'm enjoying my new knitting project so far. The Riverknits Nene yarn is 100% Blue-faced Leicester wool, beautifully soft and lustrous, a joy to work with. This counts as a luxury yarn in my knitting world. The colourway translates to blackberry branch, or bramble as I'd call it, and it is remiscent of knitting that…

Sporadic

I had a lovely dream last night which, for reasons beyond our ken, made me realise on waking that I need to get back to writing, and that includes writing some blog posts. I have no idea whether these will continue to be sporadic, as they have become through the past couple of months, or…

Of wool and words

Mid-week brought with it a couple of new adventures. I picked up a book that's been patiently awaiting a re-read for more than 20 years, and I started a new jumper. The moment I decided to combine the pink wool with leftovers from previous cream jumpers, I knew that I would be referring to this…

Let’s pretend

Let's pretend it's Wednesday, even though we're well into Thursday as I'm writing this. I don't know what happened to Wednesday; I know I got up, I know I went to bed, I know I knitted a little and read a fair bit, but I didn't do anything I had ear-marked to get done. Most…

Three Hundred

Welcome to the 300th post on my blog, which should by rights be a widescreen epic, but just how epic can a little old lady whittering on about knitting and stationery be? I've been asking myself if I am the same person today as I was when I began to blog and I think largely…