the sweater

This is perhaps the most brilliant thing I’ve ever done.   It fits her perfectly, and she is absolutely in love with it.  Can you believe that I didn’t check gauge at all??  Or measure her?  I eyeballed EVERYTHING.  And I knit the pattern intuitively after two rows.  It is with great relief that I cast … Continue reading


I’m now an official card-carrying member of the Thames Valley Trails Association.  Probably one of my best decisions ever.   This is is the Association’s 40th year, so to celebrate they are doing a dozen 10km plus hikes two Sunday mornings a month.  Once completed, there’s a badge!  The first 10.4 km has been completed.