Monthly Archives: July 2013

Woven Dishcloths

I am weaving dishcloths. There, that felt like a confession. It does sound a crazy project, for some reason even crazier than knitting dishcloths. To claim it is part of an uncluttering project probably makes me sound completely deluded. I … Continue reading

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sydney scarf

We went to Sydney for a holiday, for a week. I did not intend to take any knitting with me as I knew I would be busy, and thought I would give my hands a rest. However, just listening to … Continue reading

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breakfast risotto

I recently suspected that I had developed gluten intolerance. I followed the advice of Jane Clarke in ‘Nourish’, and tried to eliminate gluten from my diet for a few weeks, to see if symptoms vanished. Well, they did, but I … Continue reading

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cushions from felted handknits

My brother’s bedroom was very small. There was room for a bed, but not a chair. Beanbags had yet to arrive. So my mother made him two large crochet cushions to use as floor cushions. More than a decade later … Continue reading

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mandarins and crofters

I have just finished reading “A Moveable Feast”, and now I am laughing at myself. I am amazed by just how extremely distorted my memory of the book was. Hemingway was not eating mandarins every chapter or two. He mentions … Continue reading

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