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Speckles

These beautiful orchids made me think of knitting today – speckles are “in”! They are amazing, aren’t they? What has reminded you of knitting today? I’d love to hear about it! 🙂    

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Cowbridge – an unexpected knitting haven

This inspirational quote was on the bench where I enjoyed a peaceful hour’s knitting a few weeks ago, surrounded by the colours and scents of a well-tended garden, just a stone’s throw from the main road running through Cowbridge, near … Continue reading

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Browsing around Baddesley

Early autumn is the perfect time to wander round the National Trust estates, taking in the crisp air and the rich colours. Defying the pessimistic weather forecast, we headed off to Baddesley Clinton, situated between Birmingham and Warwick. Over the moat, through … Continue reading

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Follower of fashion?

This attractive planting scheme reminded me of the current fibre trend for ‘grellow’ … The restful water feature is on the slope of the pretty walled garden at Colby Woodland Garden, near Amroth in Pembrokeshire. The photo was taken at the … Continue reading

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Hedging edging

Caught in the late afternoon sunlight on a bright autumn day, the line of slim trunks at the base of this beautifully manicured hedging made me think of a knitted welt – 2×1 rib perhaps? Have you been unexpectedly reminded … Continue reading

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Snazzy scarecrow

Wandering around a local National Trust kitchen garden recently with 2 (non-knitty) friends I’ve known since college days, enjoying the sunshine, catching up with news, and gently walking off our generous lunch, I didn’t expect to come across a fashionable … Continue reading

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World-wide Knit In Public Day – better late than never

Yesterday was officially World Wide Knit In Public Day … and as I didn’t go anywhere yesterday, I did my knitting in public today instead! Coughton Court is a Grade 1 listed building near Alcester, Warwickshire, and has been home to … Continue reading

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