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Some mornings I wake early and can't get back to sleep. Sometimes I read, sometimes I knit and sometimes I open the blind and watch the sunrise sky. A couple of weeks back I was leaning out of the bedroom... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Little Cotton Rabbits
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They really are amazing aren't they. When I first spotted them I though it was a seedpod of something, because it was a tight yellow ball but when I leaned closer I brushed a leaf and the vibrations made the little yellow ball 'explode' into hundreds of fleeing spiders - it made me jump!
Toggle Commented Jun 28, 2019 on Looking closely at Little Cotton Rabbits
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Thanks so much Anne Marie. I forgot to mention the blanket, it was the first crochet blanket I made and the pattern is not only a lovely one, it's generously free too, it's called Flowers in the Snow by Solveig Grimstad: https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/flowers-in-the-snow
Toggle Commented Jun 28, 2019 on Looking closely at Little Cotton Rabbits
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We've had the perfect growing weather here recently - lots of rain and warm temperatures and everything in the garden and surrounding countryside is green and growing. In my little patch I've been planting some new fruit and herb plants.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2019 at Little Cotton Rabbits
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Hello and happy summer solstice. Just popping in here briefly today to let you know that I've just finished and uploaded the free deer supplement pattern over on Ravelry. Within it you will find instructions for knitting a pair of... Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2019 at Little Cotton Rabbits
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Firstly, thank you so very much for all of the kind comments on the previous post. Things do get a bit wobbly here when routines are shaken up and it's hard to concentrate on anything in the school breaks when... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2019 at Little Cotton Rabbits
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In the depths of winter, when dusk arrives just after 3pm, my favourite place to sit and knit is snuggled up by the fire. But once the days start to lengthen and warm I'm itching to get outside and sit... Continue reading
Posted May 25, 2019 at Little Cotton Rabbits
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Hi Alison, yes they're wood anemones, they'd closed up in the damp to form little bells but in the dry they open like little stars J x
Toggle Commented May 10, 2019 on A time of greening at Little Cotton Rabbits
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I must admit that I had to look some of them up Margie, like you they're familiar but I wasn't sure what they were called. The wildlife trusts website has a really helpful identification guide: https://www.wildlifetrusts.org/wildlife-explorer They're also a brilliant source of local nature reserves J x
Toggle Commented May 10, 2019 on A time of greening at Little Cotton Rabbits
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Oh yes! Thanks so much Ren x
Toggle Commented May 10, 2019 on A time of greening at Little Cotton Rabbits
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Thanks so much for your lovely comment Doreen, it would be lovely to have a pause button wouldn't it? Enjoy your Shropshire Spring - such a beautiful county, we're currently pondering whether to move thee when Toby finishes school in 2 years time :)
Toggle Commented May 10, 2019 on A time of greening at Little Cotton Rabbits
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You're right it really is glorious CJ, thanks x
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Hi Marti and thanks, it is a lovely area. I should have popped a note at the bottom of the post to let you know that if you hover over any of the images a little title label will pop up and this will show the names of the various blossoms J x
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Earlier in the year I posted a picture of the fox peeking through our garden fence and she's been a fairly regular garden visitor ever since. When I first got a good look at her she seemed quite sleek and... Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2019 at Little Cotton Rabbits
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It's amazing how quickly the countryside changes as Spring takes hold. A slight rise in temperature, a sprinkling of spring rain and suddenly there are bright green leaves everywhere. It is a time of blossoming too - Spring brings many... Continue reading
Posted May 7, 2019 at Little Cotton Rabbits
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Hello and sorry to have been absent for so long. The school break times are a little bit of a challenge in our household - as always Toby finds the change in routine very unsettling and having him around 24/7,... Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2019 at Little Cotton Rabbits
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Earlier this year I started playing around with the idea of a mini version of my knitted bunnies. I wanted a pattern that was a little simpler to knit and construct than my regular sized animals (they are shown in... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2019 at Little Cotton Rabbits
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Thanks so much for your kind words Kay, I am very happy that my pictures have created a smile for your mother and a dream for you xx
Toggle Commented Mar 27, 2019 on A spring walk at Little Cotton Rabbits
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Believe me, I was very tempted, though I'm not sure I'd have managed to catch one - they were fast! I would very much like a sheep in my back garden, small though it is. Though you have a larger garden so maybe you could have one and I can come and visit? :) Hope you're feeling better xxxx
Toggle Commented Mar 27, 2019 on A spring walk at Little Cotton Rabbits
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Thanks so much Louise. I hope you get some much needed rain soon, it sounds like it's been a tough summer there xx
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Hello Wendy and thanks for your kind words. I'm glad the heat and fire risk are over for this year - it must be hard to endure. Hope your autumn days are peaceful and relaxing in more comfortable temperatures xx
Toggle Commented Mar 27, 2019 on A spring walk at Little Cotton Rabbits
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Thanks so much Brenda, I do wish I lived in one of those cottages there - they are very pretty aren't they? Glad to hear that the extreme heat you've endured over summer is cooling now, enjoy your autumn days xx
Toggle Commented Mar 27, 2019 on A spring walk at Little Cotton Rabbits
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Hello Verna, sounds like winter still has Manitoba in it's grip. I hope Spring is just around the corner for you and that your tomato plants get a good start and bring you lots of delicious fat fruit later in the year. They are unusual trees aren't they? I'm not sure of the species but they have been pollarded (definitely a very severe pruning) and in couple of months, once they're in full leaf, they'll be looking like green lollipops. Someone cuts them back each year so that they grow like this - they make a very pretty avenue when they have their leaves. Keep warm and cosy xx
Toggle Commented Mar 27, 2019 on A spring walk at Little Cotton Rabbits
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That must be a special moment to share with your sweet tortoise, I hope she enjoyed her dandelion leaves and is wide awake and ready to be out enjoying the Spring sunshine, thanks for sharing xx
Toggle Commented Mar 27, 2019 on A spring walk at Little Cotton Rabbits
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Keep warm over there Kathleen, it sounds like a chilly week ahead. Hopefully things will be warming soon and you'll be enjoying Spring's arrival there xx
Toggle Commented Mar 27, 2019 on A spring walk at Little Cotton Rabbits
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