Tag Archives: tea

Grateful to be considered Knitworthy

As a Knitter, I love to see what other crafters are making and I admire the effort and skill that goes into every creation, whether it is yarn-based or not. Pottery, painting, glasswork, metalwork, card-making – I love to see … Continue reading

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Yarn or tea? How about both?

Coals to Newcastle? Or better still, knitting to a Welsh yarn shop 🙂 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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Vintage social networking

Remember when social networking was about meeting up with friends – in person? Crafters are reclaiming the original concept. Getting together for coffee, cake and chat, accompanied by knitting or crochet, seems to be an increasingly popular way to escape … 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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Pull up a chair

This week’s tea break took place at Clementines, a welcoming coffee shop in the traditional Georgian riverside town of Bewdley, Worcestershire. We popped in for lunch (goat’s cheese and beetroot salad) and found such a comfortable corner that we stayed on … Continue reading

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Have yarn … will travel

It has been a while since I talked about the journeys undertaken by my knitting … My latest travel project is a ‘zigzag cowl’ in Lang Mille Colori Baby, a 4-ply 100% merino in 2 contrasting colourways which alternate to … 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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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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