Tag Archives: Holiday

Lintilla – this week’s Finished Object

Having a number of smaller projects on the go, alongside a couple of bigger projects, seems to be a magic formula. The satisfaction of casting off lifts my spirits and keeps me motivated, giving me renewed determination to keep going … Continue reading

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Corrugated Curves

Do you really need three guesses? What do you think this moulded roof remind me of? πŸ˜‰ Easily overlooked as grey, boring and utilitarian, this roof covers a relatively modern annexe atΒ Melin Tregwynt, a traditional woollen mill located between Fishguard … Continue reading

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Yarn or tea? How about both?

Coals to Newcastle? Or better still, knitting to a Welsh yarn shop πŸ™‚ And even better still, this particular yarn shop has a lovely cafe at one end, serving teas, coffees, lunches and cake … This photo shows part of … Continue reading

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Coastal Colours

Don’t you just love it when your knitting matches the colours of the coast? This was my recent holiday knitting, accompanying me out and about on my travels in Wales. It didn’t match every location, but hey, that’s ok πŸ˜‰ … Continue reading

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Gates

On a recent trip, I noticed several gates that made me think of knitting – a travelling cable pattern overlaying a rhythmical base or perhaps a geometric shape defined by colour or texture. This was the entrance to our holiday … Continue reading

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Finally finished and ready to wear

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St Fagans Stencil

I squeezed a lot into a recent short trip to Cardiff, including a few hours atΒ St Fagans, a living history museum of Welsh life. The museum is set in extensive grounds, taking visitors on a journey from Celtic times to … Continue reading

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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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Floor tiles and more tea

Today’s unexpected knitting inspiration came from my holiday photos. These stunning floor tiles are inΒ St David’s Cathedral, in Wales. Colour, pattern, precision, balance, craftsmanship … And the Refectory is impressive too πŸ™‚ What has inspired you this week? I’d love … Continue reading

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The very best tea break

  An early morning holiday walk, a flask of tea, some crochet and an empty beach. The very best kind of tea break, don’t you think? πŸ™‚

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