I've been very quiet on the blogging front - nothing since March! That doesn't mean that I haven't been knitting. I've knitted in between hospital appointments but these are now finished with, apart from check-ups, and I'm back on track, in the land of the knitting. The last post was about our new year's resolutions. … Continue reading I’m back!
Do you remember the four Marys in Bunty? They were four boarding school friends who appeared in a girls'comic for around 40 years. You'd have thought that someone would have noticed them still at school after all that time but perhaps no-one bothered as long as the fees continued to be paid. Well, we have … Continue reading The four Margarets
A lot of knitting and very little blogging in the end, but that's life. We had a great year in our group; loads of chatting and laughs but also some sadness. Let's hope that 2019 is better for everyone. So far, winter has been fairly mild with only the occasional frosty day. The pavilion is … Continue reading Looking back at 2018
Now here's a real treat: This is the amazing work of Margaret's daughter Judith. Judith (not the one who knitted the shawl, another one) is an honorary member of our group; she isn't able to come along on Fridays but hears all about us from her mum who proudly brings Judith's wonderful creations in to … Continue reading Halloween wreath and a unicorn
A snippet from Thursday's Manchester Evening News: If you suffer from insomnia and try counting sheep as a remedy - don't do it any more! According to researchers at Sydney University, your insomnia could be cured just by wearing woollen clothing in bed. The researchers claim that the wool helps keep the body in the … Continue reading Don’t bother counting sheep
Here's something that might be fun to do: Make a knitting/ crochet/yarn related phrase from the letters of your name. Each word of the phrase has to start with one of the letters in your name - in the correct order. You may use any of your names - first, second, surname, shortened version e.g.Sid … Continue reading Puzzle time
Oh my goodness! What a wild, wet and windy day we've had! I thought our numbers at the knitting group would be severely depleted but no, eleven intrepid knitters braved the elements to knit, natter and sample some of Christine's delicious orange and wholewheat cake - most impressive! Not much debris in the park, just … Continue reading It’s May in October