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Hove, East Sussex
I'm a designer and writer, now happily retired from the daily grind and busy doing my own thing.
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Thank you Julie and Mairead
Toggle Commented 3 days ago on Almost ready to go... at Wibbo's Words
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Here's a sneak peek of Colifichet looking rather gorgeous... The pattern will be for sale on Ravelry at the beginning of March. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Wibbo's Words
to feel completely recovered from the bout of flu. The last week or so I've felt really, really tired and had no energy at all. February has marked a shift and I'm much more like myself and back to designing.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2018 at Wibbo's Words
Row 2, lines 2 and 4: 3 dc should read 3 sc. Row 3, lines 2 and 4: 3 dc should read 3 sc. Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2018 at Jan Eaton's Book Errata
Well, I'm almost there after three weeks of flu. My hacking cough has gone, I no longer have a head full of cotton wool and food tastes like food instead of cardboard! In other news, I'm working my way through... Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2018 at Wibbo's Words
I'm happy that it's the first day of a new year today. I find New Year's Eve difficult; I'm sad about the people I love who are no longer here and the evening turned into a bit of a misery... Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2018 at Wibbo's Words
Julie, Merry Christmas to you and Alex xx
Toggle Commented Dec 24, 2017 on Season's Greetings at Wibbo's Words
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The tree is up and decorated... ...and I'm wishing you Merry Christmas and a very happy 2018! Continue reading
Posted Dec 24, 2017 at Wibbo's Words
Best music of 2017 was a difficult choice as so much good stuff came out during the year. In the end I went with these four: Hysteria/Def Leppard 30th Anniversary Remaster (and yes, I did get the box set in... Continue reading
Posted Dec 18, 2017 at Wibbo's Words
My best nine posts on Instagram this year; lots of knitting as expected. From top left, Swallowtail Shawl for Steph, Celestarium blocking, Celestarium in progress, detail of my design Mysteria blocking, antique shisha embroidery from India hanging in my living... Continue reading
Posted Dec 15, 2017 at Wibbo's Words
I haven't read that one - will investigate!
Toggle Commented Dec 13, 2017 on Best of 2017, part one at Wibbo's Words
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Best audiobook of 2017 has to be The Mists of Avalon by Marion Zimmer Bradley, all 50 hours of it, even though I've read the book several times before. Ignore the rubbish cover, this is a wonderful retelling of the... Continue reading
Posted Dec 11, 2017 at Wibbo's Words
You should now be able to look at Wibbo's Words on your mobile and tablet. The design isn't quite right yet; I need to do more fiddling with the banner and I'm not sure about the colour scheme.... Continue reading
Posted Dec 11, 2017 at Wibbo's Words
You're welcome and thank you for buying the pattern!
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I'm running a promotion in my Ravelry store from today until midnight GMT on November 20. Use the code HOVE to save £1.00 on my Hove, Actually pattern download. Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2017 at Wibbo's Words
Mysteria, my new design, is now available to buy on Ravelry. There's a 15% off promotion running from today, November 6, to November 13 using the coupon code Leppard. Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2017 at Wibbo's Words
Thanks Julie! xx
Toggle Commented Oct 20, 2017 on Hello Mysteria! at Wibbo's Words
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My newest design, Mysteria, is almost ready for release. Here's a sneak peek: More soon..... Continue reading
Posted Oct 20, 2017 at Wibbo's Words
Thank you Julie! xx
Toggle Commented Oct 17, 2017 on Hove, Actually at Wibbo's Words
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I've just released a new knitting pattern for sale on Ravelry. Called Hove, Actually, it features three sizes of ribbed fingerless mittens. All sizes have been test knitted and the pattern has been tech edited. Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2017 at Wibbo's Words
Yes, I'm still here and there has been knitting. Lots of knitting. A couple of Find Your Fade shawls (Rav link) - the first was planned and was a 50th birthday present. After complaining bitterly to myself about all that... Continue reading
Posted Sep 29, 2017 at Wibbo's Words
You can ask your question here Nancy or email me on wibbos (dot) words at yahoo (dot) co (dot) uk if that's easier.
Toggle Commented Aug 11, 2017 on Now, where was I? at Wibbo's Words
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Hi Jo, I've just emailed you!
Toggle Commented May 19, 2017 on Scandinavian Red & White at Tom Pudding Designs
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I seem to remember saying something about blogging more here I am. Hove has been looking lovely lately although today's weather is typical for a bank holiday - grey. Photos were taken last week- top one is Adelaide Crescent... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2017 at Wibbo's Words
Hi Carol, I'm fine thank you. Trying to get back into the blogging habit but get sidetracked by Instagram as it's so much quicker! Hope all's well in your world xx
Toggle Commented Mar 31, 2017 on The greens are done... at Wibbo's Words
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