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It's that time of year again, when I find myself stuck for new ideas for Teacher presents and so turn once more to the old favourite, hence today became my annual Peppermint Bark Making Day. It's a nice thing to... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Little Cotton Rabbits
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Thanks Donnell. I do love this mug, it's a handmade one from the very talented Julia Smith: http://www.juliasmithceramics.com/ She has an Etsy shop here: https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/JuliaSmithCeramics
Toggle Commented 4 days ago on magazines and a cuppa at Little Cotton Rabbits
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It's rather dingy, wet and windy here today, so the best option is to snuggle up with some knitting, a hot cup of tea and some nice magazines. And these magazines are particularly nice for me to flick through because... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Little Cotton Rabbits
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Some random things from the last week... working on the edging of my big misty blanket, having finished the main section. Hope to make this a wide border but it will be dependant on how much wool is left. enjoying... Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2014 at Little Cotton Rabbits
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The last couple of weeks have been a bit tough for Toby. He's been having many more meltdowns, lots of anxiety and has been much more wakeful at night than his usual hour or two. The hardest thing is not... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2014 at Little Cotton Rabbits
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Price: £34 plus postage sold, thanks Ellery is hand knitted from Stylecraft Classique DK (100% cotton).His sweater is in Rowan wool cotton 4ply 'celanden' and 'aqua' (50% merino, 50% cotton) and his shorts in BCGarn Alliano yarn (50% linen, 50%... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2014 at little cotton rabbits shop
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Price: £36 plus postage sold, thanks Edaline is hand knitted from Anchor Style Creativa (100% cotton). Her clothes are all 100% cotton yarn, in 'bloom', 'bluebell' and 'cream'. Her cardigan is in Jamieson and Smith 2ply jumper weight (100% Shetland... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2014 at little cotton rabbits shop
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Price: £36 plus postage sold, thanks Finley is hand knitted from from 'pumpkin spice' Cascade Heathers 220 yarn (100% wool). Her dress, shoes and tights are all 100% cotton yarn, in 'oak' and 'pool' and her cardigan is in Juno... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2014 at little cotton rabbits shop
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Price: £33 plus postage sold, thanks Robin is hand knitted from 'stone' and 'pebble' Louisa Harding Akiko (70% Merino Wool, 30% baby Alpaca). His sweater is in 'celanden' and 'cream' Rowan wool cotton (50% merino 50% cotton) and his shorts... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2014 at little cotton rabbits shop
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Price: £33 plus postage sold, thanks Alona is hand knitted from 'fudge' Toft Alpaca DK (100% natural undyed British baby Alpaca). Her clothes are all 100% cotton yarn, in 'cream', 'tear' and 'cherry plum'. Please note that her tights and... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2014 at little cotton rabbits shop
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Price: £33 plus postage sold, thanks Clyde is hand knitted from 'Oatmeal' Studio Donegal Tweed Aran yarn (100% pure wool). His sweater is in 'celanden' and 'cream' Rowan wool cotton (50% merino 50% cotton) and his shorts in BCGarn Alliano... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2014 at little cotton rabbits shop
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The sad thing about the PETA campaign is that it tars everyone with the same brush but there are some very responsible, caring and ethical producers of angora yarn out there.
Toggle Commented Nov 19, 2014 on mousey pattern writing at Little Cotton Rabbits
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I'd not recommend viewing the video to anyone who is sensitive - it is not necessary to view the suffering in order to understand that there is an issue but I'd definitely recommend reading the Love Knitting article which is an excellent unbiased and rational discussion of the issues.
Toggle Commented Nov 18, 2014 on mousey pattern writing at Little Cotton Rabbits
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Hi Judy, yes the pattern have been released. they are on Etsy or Ravelry: http://www.ravelry.com/stores/little-cotton-rabbits https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/Littlecottonrabbits Thanks x
Toggle Commented Nov 18, 2014 on mousey pattern writing at Little Cotton Rabbits
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Writing up knitting patterns is quite a challenging pursuit (at least I find it so, probably because my brain has been scrambled by 15 years of parenting). I'm sure though that there are plenty of talented designers that breeze through... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2014 at Little Cotton Rabbits
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Happily the half term school break wasn't as wet and windy as I'd feared and in fact we were rather lucky with mild, sunshiney days perfect for lots of lovely wood walks. Toby is such a happy boy in the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2014 at Little Cotton Rabbits
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zippers scare the pants off me, so I'm feeling great admiration for your gorgeous pouches Monica and I know that you will find the perfect use for them x
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Firstly, thank you so much to everyone who entered the giveaway in the previous post. I so enjoyed reading all the comments, by turns funny, warm, moving and altogether a lovely reminder that it's so often the little things that... Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2014 at Little Cotton Rabbits
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As mentioned over a month ago, I have just celebrated the start of my 9th blogging year! I published my first blog post in September 2006 on the day before Toby started school - he was still 4 years old... Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2014 at Little Cotton Rabbits
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The last few weeks have been much busier than anticipated, mostly due to the complications of family life. In the meantime Autumn has arrived here, bringing wet and windy weather, falling leaves and cooler temperatures which happily has meant I've... Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2014 at Little Cotton Rabbits
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Thanks so much for all of the good wishes for Toby. He did indeed pass the Custard Cream test and was back at school for the rest of last week with only a slight snuffle. (for those of you who... Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2014 at Little Cotton Rabbits
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Just as we were starting to settle gradually back into term time routines Toby has come down with a mystery virus. He's not in a bad way (just his usual high temperature and lethargy) but having him at home for... Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2014 at Little Cotton Rabbits
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Walking in the woods is a regular activity for us but not something that I ever seem to do on my own. It's usually Toby and me that wood-walk and Toby is always very much in charge. There's never really... Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2014 at Little Cotton Rabbits
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As you might have noticed if you visit with me often, I do rather a lot of knitting but sewing is never part of my days and in truth is something that I find slightly scary. I've never felt that... Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2014 at Little Cotton Rabbits
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The last few days have been a bit dramatic for my liking with H being rushed by ambulance to hospital at the beginning of the week with severe abdominal pain. He was kept in overnight and had lots of tests... Continue reading
Posted Aug 14, 2014 at Little Cotton Rabbits
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