Category Archives: Knitting

Knitted blanket…

During the summer months when I was not able to paint I was able to sit and knit – which I find very calming – almost like meditation. It also has the added benefit of keeping idle hands busy so … Continue reading

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Not idle…

We have had a run of drab days – grey, grey, grey. They are not conducive to painting and I have not been able to get down to doing any painting for a long time – I shall have to … Continue reading

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A la Shari Blaukopf…. and I had bought some from the roadside near home. How come the squirrels hadn’t got to all theirs? My neighbour’s walnut tree gets stripped just as I am thinking that we should go and collect them. … Continue reading

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Little hats for a big cause…

I have just (recently) discovered about the Age UK & Innocent drinks BIG KNIT. Together they get the UK knitting tiny hats and they get plonked on Innocent’s smoothies and drinks and  in the supermarkets. Innocent gives 25p to Age … Continue reading

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Woolly apples…

A bowl of apples – not painted – I’m struggling with strawberries at the moment. Set up a bowl to paint and then ate the lot. British strawberries are just so tasty! And even the strawberries that I am growing … Continue reading

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Know your onions…. and small potatoes

Definitely the last of the vegetables. . .

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Knitwit and potty…

I now have an etsy shop to sell my hand-knitted kids clothes and hats. I knit during the evenings when it’s too dark to paint. Why FlyingDormouse? All the names I was wanting to use had gone – too … Continue reading

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