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A New Year

Happy New Year Dearest Readers, May you thrive, prosper and make useful, beautiful things of all kinds, be it tea cosies, babies or love. This is our last day in Munich – tomorrow we catch a train to Frankfurt at 7.30am (ouch) and then our plane home in the afternoon.  It is a time of […]

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Vienna…a heel turns

I turned my first sock heel in our lovely apartment in Vienna.  Here I am doing the heel magic while supervising bath time. Ooooo Vienna, you are so lovely. Everywhere I looked was loveliness.  All the buildings look like cakes iced in white piping. Granny chic is everywhere it seems.  Apparently, the West shares but […]

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I am not knitting

I had thought I would not knit on the German leg of our adventure. I had thought it would be good for me not to knit for a while.  I have been thinking that maybe my enjoyment of knitting is a little compulsive.  My mindfulness book that I have been reading intermittently on holiday suggests trying to […]

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Surprise!

We got a surprise parcel a couple of days ago at our old Barn in Somerset – hand-knitted sock goodness for the children from Nana.  Winter is coming!  

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Mother-daughter Froot Loops

My mum knit these socks for me to keep me warm in the cold countries.  They are Froot Loops by Christi Geraci from Knitty.com Spring 2008.  The yarn is Crazy Zauberball from Morris and Sons in Melbourne town.  Mum had just enough left over to make our youngest a pair (our eldest already owning some of […]

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The Great Sock Adventure

We are going overseas soon for three months.  I have been giving the travel knitting some serious thought. I must knit It must be a small project It must use just one set of needles It must be a project that uses local yarn It must be a useful, light item when finished. SOCKS! I […]

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