Category Archives: Gifting

Fibonacci socks

I made socks. In response to my suggestion Wendy sent me a pattern for a Fibonacci spiral. I worked out the rest of the pattern using Fibonacci numbers for the stripes: I’m really pleased with the result. So if you’d … Continue reading

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Summer doodles, and more

Hello all – how’s July for you so far? Here in Glasgow it’s hot, and I am hiding in my study looking out over our garden with berries ripening, potato plants thriving- so much promise, so much sun. But, luckily, … Continue reading

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Socks

I like knitting socks. I’ve got a whole drawer full of pairs I’ve made for myself, from plain ribbed ones to fancy designs,  and most of my family own at least one pair I’ve made for them. I’ve got masses … Continue reading

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Button

Little things can mean a lot. I helped a friend with a job application this week – for a job I really hope they get for lots of reasons. They remembered me talking about my button collection and brought one … Continue reading

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Ten Little Nomads

Before Christmas I sent ten little parcels across the world to some of my friends – not sure of when they would arrive, but hoping I had got the timings right … First was Ron – not surprising as the … Continue reading

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Visualising scales

I recently sent Wendy a string art card I’d made and she responded by playing it back to me. As I listened to how she heard my strings, I realised that I also wanted to play me making the cards.  … Continue reading

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Christmas Korknisse

Autumn is here and my thoughts have turned to Christmas, and what I can make for friends and family this year. Last year I experimented with some Korknisse – cork elves – and this year I wanted to improve on … Continue reading

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Postcarding

Over the last couple of days I’ve written and posted about 24 postcards as part of Karen’s postcard project.  That’s a lot of writing! I’ve got lots of ideas about making cards, but it’s been ages since I did any, … Continue reading

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String Postcards

As some folk will know, as part of Karen’s postcard project I made some string art cards and sent them around the world. This week, in preparation for CLMooc 2016, I : added a basic “how to” to the CLMooc Make … Continue reading

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A Treasure

I came home on a wet and windy evening earlier this week to find a card through my door telling me that the postie had tried to deliver a “brown box”. I wasn’t expecting any deliveries, so I wondered what … Continue reading

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