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Just a quick weave

All done. I now need to finish off the ends and give it a good wash and dry to full. Now it is off tension, the log cabin pattern is clearer. Once washed, it should be stronger. I love the colours, although, the light grey is more a steel blue when mixed with the yellow.… Continue reading Just a quick weave

cooking · Weaving

What to do?

Over the past week, I had planned to start weaving. However, last weekend, ready and able, could I find my warping peg? If you weave you know it’s pretty key to setting up your loom. I searched high and low, but couldn’t find it. So, the weekday starts and not weaving to show for the… Continue reading What to do?

Crochet · General Topics · Weaving · Yarn Stash

Pantone Colours of the Year 2021

Last year, Pantone had selected Classic Blue for their Colour of the Year. This year, they have gone for two. I’m not normally into yellow in my stash, but these two colours do look perfect together. Pantone claim; ... two independent colours that highlight how different elements come together to support one another, best express… Continue reading Pantone Colours of the Year 2021

cooking

Proper Winter Fayre

I’m talking about a good stew or casserole. In this case lamb. This was at the request of the other half, wanting a stew, and rather than beef, I plumped for lamb. Our local supermarket had some neck fillet suitable for long, slow cooking. I added to that two lamb chops. I don’t work to… Continue reading Proper Winter Fayre

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I’m jammin’

Every other week or so, I add to the freezer a couple of bits of fruit, mainly strawberries as they tend to go over before you get to eat them all. Today, I had sufficient to make three jars of mixed fruit jam. I measured equal quantities of fruit to jam sugar, although my scales… Continue reading I’m jammin’