Back to the loom this week, whilst I have a break from crochet and tapestry loom. I wanted to get some of the mercerised 3/2 cotton started, else I know it will sit in stash. I had a look back a some patterns I had done, and the first one I looked at, I thought… Continue reading Twill be done
I added fresh warp to the loom today, after playing around with different drafts. I finally settled on a mix of blocks of the yellow, with trackers of yellow and grey and houndstooth blocks. In a rare moment of sunshine through the window, I snapped this picture of the warping peg. Lovely and cheerful colours.… Continue reading Today, on the loom…
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?
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
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’