Category Archives: Swaps

Belated Christmassy round-up

I never did talk about how Christmas was in the end, did I?  So I shall inflict in upon the world now.  I actually did get everything finished and ready that I needed to.  All my online shopping arrived (whew!) … finish reading “Belated Christmassy round-up”

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Ap*ply*ing myself

I need an editor to stop me from making horrible puns, don’t I?  But it’s true, today I have been applying myself to plying two bobbins of handspun together.  I haven’t done the whole lot yet, and there won’t be … finish reading “Ap*ply*ing myself”

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SP11 Package #3 – at last!

Due to mania, server crash and my sieve-like memory, I hadn’t posted my final SP11 package squee-ing. So here it is now. I did mention on 3rd December that I’d received it, but that was as far as I got. … finish reading “SP11 Package #3 – at last!”

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I’ve had THE most awesome final / “reveal” package from my SP11 pal, Janey. THANK YOU JANEY! :-D I shall write more and post pics later. And email Janey to gush a lot. Yes. Due to Circumstances Beyond My Control, … finish reading “Zooooom”

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Autumnal Spring Cleaning

I’ve been having a really good clear-out over the last few weeks, and I’m starting to feel less mentally cluttered as well already. I’ve even eBayed more of my yarn. I know! Can I really be breaking my hoarding mentality? … finish reading “Autumnal Spring Cleaning”

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Under the weather…. but presents cheer me up!

Oh, ick. I’ve been somewhat under the weather (physically… my mental health is still good, hoorah) for the last few days, and I thought I had a cold. But now I have the sneaking feeling that it might be something … finish reading “Under the weather…. but presents cheer me up!”

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SP11 Package #1! :-D

So! My first SP11 package came! …. A week and a half ago. I’m a bad blogger and totally failed to post about it til now, but I did email my pal and gush a lot. *g* Also… I now, … finish reading “SP11 Package #1! :-D”

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Gratuitous Catspam! (And SP11 things)

Xandermog! So! Cute!! In SP11 news, I’ve been having lots of fun. Both my upstream and downstream pals are lovely (*waves to Miss.Teri*) and I’m told that my first package should be with me tomorrow. *bounce* I really hope my … finish reading “Gratuitous Catspam! (And SP11 things)”

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OMG ded (sic)

Woah, I’m exhausted. Feeling a little bit spacey here, I can tell you. The four-year-old who lives upstairs from me is allergic to sleeping all night long, and I keep getting woken up by loud thumps. The crying I could … finish reading “OMG ded (sic)”

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Questions from my Secret Pal

My SP, Miss.Teri (that still amuses me… I’m such a sucker for a pun), has sent me some questions to answer for her, and I thought I’d post them here rather than just emailing them back. Because… I don’t know … finish reading “Questions from my Secret Pal”

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I’ve been pretty busy over the last few days. Phew! But I have been knitting – I’ll make a longer post all about that a bit later. Right now I’m in the middle of a massive tidy-up / clear out … finish reading “Whoosh!”

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SP11 again!

I had an email today to say that the Secret Pal matches are starting to go out. *bounce* I’m ridiculously excited about this whole thing, really. I do hope I get a non-UK pal, upstream or downstream or both. I … finish reading “SP11 again!”

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SP11 Questionnaire

1. What is/are your favorite yarn/s to knit with? What fibers do you absolutely *not* like? I pretty much like anything that feels nice to knit with, to be honest. I’ve knit with some lovely acrylics and some horrible pure … finish reading “SP11 Questionnaire”

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Secret Pal 11!

I’m all signed up for Secret Pal 11 – whee, my first knitty exchange! This is just a quick post to say hi in case anyone wanders over here. My questionnaire will be up soon! Everything to do with the … finish reading “Secret Pal 11!”

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Secret Pal 11

Ooo, whee! I’ve had the email confirming that I’m in the SP11 swap. *bounce* Excellent. I’m still waiting to hear about the other one I signed up for, the BritKnits Stash Swap, but last I heard that info should be … finish reading “Secret Pal 11”

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