a colourful life

dear diary, Last week I had the good fortune to be going to an event at Royal Ascot. This meant that I was staying in London and had some time to visit the Fashion and Textile Museum to see the Kaffe Fassett exhibition before it closes later this month. What a…

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blue is the word

dear diary, The weekend started with a long planned trip to Colinette Yarns in Llanfair Caereinion with some good friends who, like me, are just a little obsessed with colour and yarn. We shared some good laughs and stories on the way driving through some beautiful countryside in equally beautiful…

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the two way cardigan

dear diary, this coming Saturday a few friends and I are embarking on our long awaited Colinette outing and I am looking forward to it very much indeed. What could possibly be better than spending a day in the company of like-minded yarn-obsessed friends visiting a place that can only…

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the story of an old cardigan

dear diary, Most of you would have seen pictures on the television about the snow-chaos that gripped the UK yet again during the past week or so. I usually smile about the exaggeration in these reports, as mostly there really isn’t a lot of snow on the ground to get all tizzed about…

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the ‘homely blanket’ quest – square two

dear diary, I hope you all enjoyed starting your blanket and have made a few versions of square one. Here is square number two for you my lovelies…   6ch, join with ss to form ring. Rnd 1: *4tr, 1ch into ring; rep. from * 3 times, join with ss.…

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