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Pippa’s 2017 Makes – Knitting

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Here is this year’s round-up of Knitting projects, to complement my round-up of sewing achievements that I posted last week. Again my most productive months have been in the winter as I have more spare time then but I always seem to have some knitting on the go during the summer as this is much more portable than my sewing…. Read more »

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Pippa’s 2017 Makes – Sewing

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So this years roundup of Sewing and Knitting (to come soon) has taken a little while in the making, partly due to editing the photos for it. I got given a “new” laptop at Christmas as my old one was finally giving up the ghost and didn’t work unless it was plugged into the power and worked at a snail’s… Read more »

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Pippa’s Stitching Santa

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So the Christmas period got away from me a little so this round up of my #StitchingSanta parcels is a little late but here goes. I recieved a wonderful Wooly Stitching Santa from Quirky Hannah which consisted of some Gorgeous varigated Yarn, two balls of chunky wool and some lovely cornish tea (Which has tall ships on it!), a lovely… Read more »

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Monday Sevens #84

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Here is this weeks “Sunday” Sevens post, linking up to Natalie to give a snap shot view of how the last week has gone. This week has been a busy week and the start to proper Christmas celebrations. Traditionally our celebrations start a bit early in Southampton because if you want to be able to celebrate with the students before… Read more »

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Monday Sevens #83

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Here is this weeks “Sunday” Sevens post, linking up to Natalie to give a snap shot view of how the last week has gone. This week has been a bit less busy than previous weeks but not by much. Monday saw Pippa having another appointment with the Occupational Therapist and was given a resistance band to try and strengthen her… Read more »

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Machir Bay Shawl – Finished Knitting

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Surprisingly given it is the run up to Christmas and I really should be focusing on presents for everyone I have actually got a finished item to show you which I knit for myself. Admittedly I cast this on as my late #ChristmasEveCastOn last year* and has it finished and blocked in time to wear home from my parents after… Read more »

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Pre-Festive Cooking

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The last couple of days has been a massive realisation that Christmas is coming super quickly. Yes it is almost a month away but our commitments start on the 1st with our Advent Calendars (one each for Nikki, Pippa and the Parents!). Then we are hosting around 40 people for Mince Pies and Mulled wine on the 8th and 10… Read more »

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Monday Sevens #82

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Here is this weeks “Sunday” Sevens post, linking up to Natalie to give a snap shot view of how the last week has gone. This week has actually been quite a productive week with some pre Christmas preparation underway with lots of drawstring sacks cut out ready to be made into eco-friendly wrappings for presents and lots of sheets being… Read more »

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