Tag Archives: Work

Five on Friday; yarn, knitting publications and exercise

I’ve spent a few days working 0n email, Excel spreadsheets and (lo and behold!) blog posts. It’s been a successful week – and I’ve also managed to work on my box of odds and ends that need upcycling, so there … Continue reading

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Erquy is finished!

I’m back from South Africa with Erquy off the needles, a minor tan, and a healthy respect for anyone in the hospitality industry. Sure, I work in tourism, but I’ve never been directly involved in booking and managing hotel rooms, … Continue reading

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Boyfriend Socks!

I have a project to show off today, the Boyfriend Socks I made for my wonderful JS for his birthday this year. Yes, I finished them in May, but the delightful boy hasn’t given me a chance to take photos … Continue reading

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Projects in Planning

I’m on my way to Manchester with MdB at the moment, attending the Creative Stitches and Hobbycrafts Show. I won the tickets from Let’s Knit on Tuesday, and am very excited! I thought I would talk about some of the … Continue reading

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Yarngate…

Yarngate? I’m sure you probably have some idea of what this could be. You probably even have your own experience of a yarngate you have come across (if you are a knitter). Before I start, I would like to say … Continue reading

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Don’t bite off more (yarn) than you can chew.

I had work today. You know, work, at Hobbycraft? The job that I love? I learnt an important lesson today. Don’t be cocky, and bite off more yarn than you can chew. No, really. I loaded up a cage in … Continue reading

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WIP Wednesday – Luxury Gloves

I’m engaging in the activity of WIP Whipping at the moment – following my clear-out of the WIP basket this weekend, and the discovery of several hibernating projects. I’ve already finished a couple (I¬†know!) and today I’m working on the … Continue reading

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Perfectly Round Yarn Balls

I had a moment of…I don’t know, OCD, fitful-tidiness, anxiety-induced organisation mania…the other day. The result was a number of perfect balls of yarn, which JS and I both took an inordinate amount of delight in. I think the sentence … Continue reading

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