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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 at 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 in St David’s Cathedral, in Wales. Colour, pattern, precision, balance, craftsmanship … And the Refectory is impressive too 🙂 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? 🙂

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Knitting notions on display

I seem to spot yarn-related items wherever I go, even in the most unlikely places! I recently visited Narberth Museum, located in the recently renovated Bonded Stores, a hundred year old building that – in its heyday – would have … Continue reading

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Blue Skies and Bunting

A cheery sight to lift the spirits – blue skies and bunting! This photo was taken at Melin Tregwynt, a traditional yet forward-thinking woollen mill, located between Fishguard and St David’s in Pembrokeshire. Each of the ‘flags’ is made of fabric … Continue reading

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Alpaca F.O.

This one sneaked up on me, an unplanned project which slipped off the needles with surprising speed. The single skein was holiday treasure from Solva Woollen Mill in Pembrokeshire, Wales, from alpacas living just along the road from the mill. With approximately … Continue reading

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Knitted memories

When I look at this finished shawl, I see more than the asymmetric shape, the rich colour and the varied texture. (Big thanks go to my lovely niece for modelling for me!) What else do I see? I see the inspiring … Continue reading

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Another tea break!

Who needs an excuse to stop for a tea break on holiday? Not me! This place was a real find. I wish I lived nearer to it, as I know I would be a regular visitor. As well as being … Continue reading

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