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Oh thanks Brandy - I just wrote back to your email. Looking forward to taking part :)
Toggle Commented 2 hours ago on Let the training begin! at SnapShots & WhatNots
I think I'd have to call myself a reluctant runner at heart - love the idea of being runner it's just all that pesky training that's tricky!!
Toggle Commented 2 hours ago on Let the training begin! at SnapShots & WhatNots
Forgetting the tent, really! Ok now I feel better :)
Toggle Commented yesterday on Cherokee NC at SnapShots & WhatNots
A ridiculously long time ago (May to be exact) I signed up to run a second half-marathon. I’d run my first one about 2 months before and it had gone better than I’d hoped, I was enjoying the “break” from running but thought that it would be a good idea... Continue reading
Posted 13 hours ago at SnapShots & WhatNots
you and me both - I would happily move it Asheville tomorrow if the opportunity popped up - it's such a fun town :)
Toggle Commented 2 days ago on Cherokee NC at SnapShots & WhatNots
I shared a sneaky peak on IG but I'll share each one once I've decided what exactly I'm going to make with it!!! There's some lovely super chunky wool for a cowl and then some cotton and bamboo to play with :)
Toggle Commented 2 days ago on Cherokee NC at SnapShots & WhatNots
Let's just say that puppy is teaching me to be a better knitter in that I'm getting all sorts of practice rescuing projects and fixing holes in things! Little fecker! So I guess I shouldn't trade him in for a cat then if I want to protect my needles!!!
I'd call that a slouchy hat for sure! I'll bet she'll love it!
Toggle Commented 2 days ago on Beret... at woolythyme
On Friday evening after work we packed up the car with our camping gear and drove 3 and half hours north to Cherokee NC for an impromptu camping trip – I say impromptu because Kathy was running a race on the Saturday morning and I of course had forgotten about... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at SnapShots & WhatNots
Yay for purple! I'm a sucker for anything knit in purple yarn. Isn't it great that you're bursting with ideas for projects (not to mention casting on!)
Toggle Commented 6 days ago on yarnalong... at woolythyme
Potato and leek soup is one a soup that I love to eat but rarely make. When I think about making soup I always default to my usual Butternut Squash and Roasted Red Pepper recipe but I think I’ve actually eaten it so many times recently that I’ve been in... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at SnapShots & WhatNots
I would have liked this post more if it had side by side then and now images of the projects but it's great to see updates like this all the same :)
I was off to a flying start last week. I finished up the baby blanket (I'll share photos later this week) I did a row and a half of hand-quilting on the rainbow quilt bringing it to the half-way finished point and I started what I'm now calling the Anna... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at SnapShots & WhatNots
A few months ago one of my favourite bloggers (Elise), shared this tutorial on how to propagate succulents. The photos looked so pretty and the steps looked pretty fool proof (ie. remove leaf from plant, wait for new plant to grow), and considering that aside from an air plant my... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2014 at SnapShots & WhatNots
I find zen knitting is best when combined with netflix binge watching :)
Toggle Commented Oct 10, 2014 on 'zen' vs boring....knitting at woolythyme
you won't regret it :)
I actually want to make you in grey because I wear a lot of grey too! Maybe you should make a 2nd one in a bright colour :) we can do another Hitofude-knit-along :)
Thanks everyone for the lovely words on the baby blanket :)
Toggle Commented Oct 10, 2014 on The reason I knit things at SnapShots & WhatNots
This bread was a happy accident. I was trying to make crispy French bread rolls but instead I got the most amazingly soft and fluffy white bread rolls that I think I’ve ever tasted. So good that one roll was quickly chopped into 6 super chunky wedges and devoured in... Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2014 at SnapShots & WhatNots
Zoos are one of my favourite places for taking photos - yours are fab!!
Toggle Commented Oct 8, 2014 on some new friends..... at woolythyme
Seriously that is exactly where I'm at right now....I've spent 8 years in university getting a BS and PhD and it just never ends.... I constantly question whether I actually chose to do this or where I just ended up here because that's what "came next".....the thoughts of trying to compete for an academic job scares the crap out of me, and of course then you have to work like crazy to get tenure. It's been a rough few weeks!
Toggle Commented Oct 8, 2014 on The reason I knit things at SnapShots & WhatNots
Thanks Kathy - your comments always make me smile :)
Thanks Camilla, a wizard I like that :)
That provisional cast one was a tricky one alright - I watched videos and tutorials but still didn't manage to get it to unwind properly! The 3-needle bind off was actually kind of fun - I used a 2 circular needles and then a cable needle to actually knit and bind off the stitches and it worked great! Good luck with yours!
I’ve been under a lot of pressure lately in work, the good kind of pressure that comes from experiments working out, a grant application making it through to the second round and things getting slowly ticked off the to-do list. Unfortunately there has also been some not-so-good work pressure lately... Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2014 at SnapShots & WhatNots