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X ray

Kizzie had x rays today and the diagnosis was confirmed. We are being referred to the Cambridge Vet hospital for surgery. First time ever, she refused food! It was fresh fish cooked by me too. Murphy said he would have … Continue reading

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Cold and other symptoms

I have a horrible cold, coughing and sore throats and being brave and all but, I hate colds. After a day or so, I realised that Kizzie wasn’t snuggling, rather she was laying on the floor close by.  Last week … Continue reading

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I love wool

So, the knitting machine was under the bed for fifteen years. A couple of months ago I got it out, cleaned and oiled it. A few weeks ago I checked and sorted my hoard of yarn. On Saturday I had … Continue reading

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Finished one hank, started another

Merino, 100gms, 260 metres, 2 ply. Fibres put through drum carder (x2)to make batts (2), didn’t like spinning from the batt, so put it on the blending board and pulled off 20 rolags. This spun up ok, but the colours … Continue reading

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Combed top

Wahoo! I washed the fleece, I combed it and I DIZZED all by myself. Very pleased with myself, just need to do the rest…..

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Not so stupid

So I am vaguely aware of Murphy giving two single woofs one night. Not loud enough to get me up but the “shut up Murph” yelled at the top of his voice did wake me! I got up and let … Continue reading

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Plied

Mostly Merino, rolags made on the blending board. 125gms 360 metres. Spun on the Kromski Fantasia.

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Eek!

When I ordered it, I was told it would take weeks. It came in 6 days! I appear to have acquired two spinning wheels this week. Guilty face on. 

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One out, one in

On Sunday I said goodbye to the Lendrum spinning wheel that I had wanted so much. I hope that it is happy in its new home and gets lots of use. On Monday morning an ad appeared on the Ravelry … Continue reading

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Hooligan gorgeousness

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