It's My Life

So much to knit, too little time!

As previously mentioned, I have been sorting out my Ravelry queue lately and choosing things to knit or crochet with stashed yarn. Sadly the cardigan I started last week, Masterpiece hasn’t quite worked out and I’ve abandoned it. My own fault really as I knew my row gauge was out by 3 rows and this is a really complex design for a top-down tailored jacket, in which the row gauge is as crucial as the …

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J-J-J-Jive Talkin’

Sorry this post is a bit wordy as I didn’t take any pictures. Note to self ; must do better! Last week I, my son Mason and his housemate Rosie had a night out to Hull New Theatre to see the fantastic Saturday Night Fever. We met early for food in Tanyalak which is a Thai restaurant close to the theatre. The weather was foul, chucking down and bitterly cold but the excellent food we …

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Proud all round!

Well my biggest news for this post is that my brilliant eldest son, Michael, had confirmation yesterday that his PhD Thesis has been accepted meaning he has passed and is now officially a Doctor of Computer Science. He actually passed his Viva last year but with a few corrections to be made. Having recently re-submitted the thesis, he was awaiting the result which came by email last night. He rang me immediately and sounded absolutely …

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Sunday Afternoon Out

We quite like to go out on Sunday afternoon/early evening. A mooch around wherever, couple of beers and a bite to eat and home by about 7 or 8 o’clock. I’d seen that it was the last day of the Junior Open exhibition at The Ferens so we decided to pop along to see it. I think it’s great to encourage children in art and to give them a chance to enter it for exhibit …

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Crafty Update

Last year I learned how to crochet with the help of YouTube and in particular Bella Coco’s channel. Being a left-hander I have struggled to learn over the years, so finding video tutorials for left-handed crochet was a revelation and I took to it like the proverbial duck to water. I’ve found that I enjoy the process of crochet more than knitting so can see myself making baby items, toys and blankets etc. However, for …

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