General, knitting, Pets, Photos, Travelling

The last few days…

I cannot believe it is Friday already, the week seems to have flown by, and I feel I have abandoned you all by my lack of updates. My sweater is coming on well and I have nearly finished the back, but due to the instructions, I have had to have moments of contemplation to make… Continue reading The last few days…

blanket, Books, General, knitting, projects

Not So Great Afghan…

The Elusive Great American Aran Afghan... Well, this is becoming more and more interesting as I search for this book or needle in a haystack as it is becoming. So far I am not doing very well, usually shipping is about $45 to $60. One lady on Ravelry had it for sale then when I… Continue reading Not So Great Afghan…

Books, General, knitting

The Great American Aran Afghan…

I really want to make this afghan. I have looked high and low in the UK for it at a reasonable price, however, I can only find ones that are priced way out of my budget.  The cheapest was £57.05 plus delivery, which is outrageous. I have tried Ravelry, and LoveKnitting, but to no avail. … Continue reading The Great American Aran Afghan…

General, knitting, Weather

Tuesday Catch Up…

So we survived the backlash of Hurricane Ofelia which being honest for us up North (53.6°) it was just another day of autumn, although with all the Sahara sand in the air, mixed with the smoke and fire dust from Portugal made for interesting skies.  It was as if the world was coming to an… Continue reading Tuesday Catch Up…