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Why I won’t be getting a spinning wheel (yet)

For ages I’ve had a hankering to learn to spin – not the exercise bike kinda spin, but spin yarn from sheep fleece. Last July I joined in Tour de Fleece and taught myself how to use a drop spindle. … Continue reading

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Garden open and day and music afternoon SUCCESS!

Yay, we did it! The sun shone (a bit), the musicians played, helpers made tea and served cake (thanks to Anna, Dot and Sorrel). Around 100 paying guests came, plus children. In total we made £430 for Friends of the … Continue reading

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Finishing things

I love getting a project finished – and I’ve finished two things since I last posted. I completed my cowl, but it’s been far to warm to wear it – we’re having an early summer here in the UK. And … Continue reading

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Quilt for a new baby

So, I’ve been working on the quilt for Al and Lucy’s new baby. She is due on April 6th. I have the top pieced and the backing fabric purchased. Once I’ve done this blogpost, I’m going to tack the three … Continue reading

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October 2010

I didn’t think I’d done much crafty since last post – but when I think about it, there’s quite a bit. I finished the penultimate wallhanging – the winter solstice one. I’ll photograph the full set together when they’re all … Continue reading

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February 2010

Yay – my shoulder is better and normal life has resumed. Well, kinda – I’ve been working full-time for the first time since 1992, so that’s been very strange. I’m coming home from work exhausted – mostly because the reason … Continue reading

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January 2010

It’s been a frustrating month for craft as I’ve developed a problem with my back and shoulder and been told by my osteopath to limit the amount of sewing and knitting that I do. I can knit for about 10 … Continue reading

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Crafting in December

Well, obviously December is a VERY busy month but it’s a good time for craft projects. Things have been a little manic here but I seem to have got quite a lot done. First, knitting – lots more pics on … Continue reading

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November 2009 – a new beginning for End of the Bumpy Road

It’s been ages since I posted here and it’s been a busy year. But I have been working on my business and gardening blog over at Home on the Hill and have decided that this is the place to post … Continue reading

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Woolly gardening hat

My first knitting post. Here’s a piccie of Keith wearing his new gardening hat. Please follow and like Home on the Hill:

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