Handknit Socks

Here's a poem by Pablo Neruda on handknit socks:- Mara Mori brought me a pair of socks which she knitted herself with her sheepherder's hands, two socks as soft as rabbits. I slipped my feet into them as if they were two cases knitted with threads of twilight and goatskin, Violent socks, my feet were... Continue Reading →

My Hero

You are a hero.  a person noted and admired for courageous acts or nobility of character You are my hero.  a person noted for special achievement in a particular field   It was at one the National Trust places that we visited in Cheshire when we were helping a friend out.  So 2006.  Not long after we got... Continue Reading →

Thank You Agujas!

Don't you love getting something in the post?  I mean, other than ominous missives from DWP and the bank or red-inked threats from the water board; for some reason, they're not particularly fun - they wreak havoc on my nervous system.  Sometimes, sometimes, something 'nice' comes in the post and that makes the postal system... Continue Reading →

FO: Some Other Things That I’ve Made

Details on my Ravelry page

FO: Coffee and Cake Fingerless Mittens

After some beading on my Quaker Ridge Shawlette, I got a thing for beads. So I decided to put some on another project too. I had some nice, big chunky yarn that I had promised fingerless gloves out of to a wonderful friend of mine who also suffers from cold paws, she has MS and... Continue Reading →

How to Be a Good Friend

There are three gifts that you can give if you want to be a good friend, a true friend.  You can only be a good friend when you are prepared to share these gifts generously and willingly. The first gift is: LOVE. The second gift is: TIME. The third gift is: YOUR EARS. If you... Continue Reading →

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