Category Archives: Crafty Rambles

knitting and other creative oddments

Rage against the machine

Last night the boybot went to sleep clutching a bag of buttons in his loving hand. I kid you not. The buttons in question were these forest animal ones that he’d found in my sewing box and pounced upon with glee … Continue reading

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Playing with needles

SNOW! Ok, only a pathetic sprinkling, but beggars can’t be choosers. The microbe has been DYING for snow since December. On Christmas Eve he really believed, with all his heart, that it would snow and he’d make a snow warthog … Continue reading

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Yes June… I’m bawling out

Hee hee!  I’ve just bought Microboy a spectacularly chappish ensemble from H&M Baby…   tweed trousers, braces, flying hat and matching mitts.  Bless.  I will try to get a pic of him wearing it all soon… In the meantime here’s … Continue reading

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Crafty interlude…

In a fit of procrastination over all of the things I really ought to be doing, I have published Microboy’s funky tassel hat as a free knitting pattern, here (via my craft blog). Microboy is delighted with his modelling contract and … Continue reading

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Son, remember that you are an Englishman…

…and have consequently won first prize in the lottery of life. Here lies the wisdom of Cecil Rhodes.  My personal take on things is that an Englishman can never have too many hats. Especially knitted hats.  Oh yes!   This … Continue reading

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9-month Craft Project

As finished craft projects go, you could say that this one was a biggie, taking a full 9 months to make.  11 days on, this finished object is keen to model some of my other FOs from the world of … Continue reading

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