Norwich this July as it as hot and steamy as a Palm House. Lethargy lurks at every turn and the drowsy afternoons float by, punctuated only by the chirruping of the Tour de France commentators. I am at a point where I want to reboot my creativity. I have allowed it to become submerged over… Continue reading Reboot
This evening it occurred to me that the final two little chores that awaited me with my knitting were likely to take forever. I had worked desultorily on them at the weekend, sewing on an odd button here, working a row of sock there. Didn't even pick them up last night. When the knitting blahs… Continue reading What’s a girl to do?
You may be wondering why I've decided to name this pair of socks "Palms Socks". Well, this is why: If you click on this photo to see it larger, the print on the left as you look at it is the exact same colours that appear in the yarn for these socks. The print is… Continue reading Why “Palms Socks”?
It has been a long, warm day during which I have slightly run out of steam. So, no, my slope rib cardigan isn't complete and as I head off to my new job tomorrow it remains to be seen how long it will take me to finish this cardigan. Not that there is any need… Continue reading Long, warm Sunday
The 2011 Tour de France is underway with the long first stage heading into the countryside of the Vendée after a scenic route along the coast. I support Team Sky, because they're British and because Juan Antonio Flecha rides for them. I have a soft spot for Flecha. I've gathered together the essential equipment for… Continue reading And they’re off