I have been reflecting on who I am and who I want to be. My life is full, raising seven children and doing all I do. The essence of who I am is at times lost in all that I do. I find myself defined by what I do rather than who I am. (Pretty… Continue reading A philosophy of kindness
A lovely benefit of being a one person business is not having to be a ‘we’ but to be an ‘I’. To speak for myself not for others. I don’t have to hide behind the ‘we’. I don’t have to pretend I’m bigger and more important than others. I don’t have to put a distance… Continue reading The I and the We of it.
Thank you to the wonderful testers Carole, Rachael and Margaret. I very much appreciate the time you took to help me. Yarn: 8ply 200gms Yarn A -dark Yarn B - light Gauge: Special stitches: Fptr - front post treble Standing treble Spike stitch **BLO - back loop only. I work this into the back… Continue reading Crochet Cap
I have a large collection of vintage knitting books and pamphlets some go back to the 1930s. Many have no date on them. I have knitted many a layette from the old Patons baby books over the years. Layettes are no longer popular and today babies wear very utilitarian clothing, rather than the frilly, lacy… Continue reading Vintage Stocking Cap – Patons pattern book #444
I am myopic, short sighted. My close up vision is excellent, unfortunately anything further away than a metre is a blur of colour and shapes. Often when people enter the shop I'm not wearing my glasses so I don't recognise them until they get closer. Often I sort of guess who it is by the… Continue reading It seemed like a good idea…