Au Revoir Mes Amis

So sorry I’ve been away for ages and sorrier still this break will continue. I still love craft but I am finding it harder and harder to write about. Contrast this with writing about cinema, which flows off the keyboard since I have been accepted to write for the very fabulous Lost in The Multiplex. […]

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If You Signed up for Films or Books..

  Reading “Simple Blogging” alerted me to the un-niche-ness of my blog. Folk who want to read about “Justified” aren’t necessarily folk who want to see my baby blue, hand dyed alpaca bobble yarn. There’s an overlap, but it’s minimal. So henceforth I am Lydia-two-blogs. Judah’s blanket: the haven of domesticity it always was. *What […]

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Forgive me Elizabeth*

*I am not usually crazy about garter stitch. This neckerchief, 65% silk 35% wool is starting to win me round. It’s triangular shape is not only perfect for playing cowboys but for keeping necks double plus cozy with negative bulk. 24″ (61cm) across, 17″ (45cm) down. Tweedy duck eggish colour with tiny oatmeal flecks. Whilst forming […]

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Teapot scarf

I lifted this retro colour combo from a tea cozy. It belongs to my mother-in-law, also named C. I moon about her kitchen, giving it a fondle now and then, sighing, but she refuses to get the hint. So I had to make this. The red is bamboo, the duck egg is 85% wool,15% angora. […]

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