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Sunday, 16 February 2014

Owls, books, coffee and crochet

Hi fellow bloglanders,

A busy Sunday, I do like them, following on from a great Saturday. The EPPP course went well, we made pin cushions. I find it very fulfilling.

Lucky me, look what my great friend Lisa made for me ...



... they are soooooooo cute. It was from a pattern in Mollie Makes from a few years ago. I'd given it a try but failed miserably. I might be able to knit a bit but the cables were beyond me.

Book club today where I meet some friends for coffee and a chat. In these austerity times we have signed up for the local library service so we have pot luck on the book we read.  This month it was


Not really my thing, but despite not much of a story it all agreed it was well written.

We are also lucky to live near a literary festival so we looked through the brochure.

Back home and picked up my hook - my vintage waistcoat is coming along.

Have to get ready for work tomorrow.

Hope you have a good week.

S xx

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  1. Lovely gift, they are so cosy looking; your waistcoat is looking very pretty indeed, and in such a great colour - enjoy the process! Hugs, Joy x

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    1. Thank you Joy. The yarn is from a pound shop (ie v cheap), and is called denim as it's a mixture of denim type colours. It's easy to work with.
      S xx

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  2. What a stunning gift, loved the owls. The waistcoat is looking lovely, great colour.

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  3. Love your owl mittens, they are gorgeous. What a lovely gift from your friend.
    Marianne x

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    1. Not wanting the warmer weather now as want to wear them every day.
      S xx

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  4. What a lovely gift! Your waistcoat is looking lovely too, the yarn is very pretty xx

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    1. Thank you. I will have to see what I can make in return to say thank you.
      S xx

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  5. A friend knitted me those mittens as a gift, too, I treasure them! The crochet is looking lovely...Cx

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    1. We are lucky to have such good friends.
      S xx

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  6. Lucky lady. I hope you'll be modelling them tonight. It's chilly at knit night!

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    1. Hi Ellen, thank you for letting me borrow your swift.
      S xx

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