Reflections on a Knitted Christmas Part 3, The Girls

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In 2017 I really amped up my handmade gift making, between knitting, crochet, baking, etc, I really tried to be more mindful of the gifts I gave. Whilst I hope the presents were appreciated and will be useful,  what surprised me most about it, was how it made me feel.  The joy of making something specifically for a loved one, friend or in the case of charity knitting, someone in need, has me wanting to make all the gifts I can in 2018.

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My Poor Neglected Blog

 

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Did you see the Tumbleweed rolling lazily by just then?

My blog has sat dejected and unloved for some time now.  So much so, that I’ve even been toying with putting a stop to my rambles and searching for something new.  It’s always been the closest thing I have to keeping a journal about my creative life, mixed in with a little more of me than I originally intended to share.

However, like a lot of things in my life at the moment, it could do with a good shake to get the dust off and then leaving outside to air for a few hours.

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Glorious Sunny Sunday Afternoon

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I have just got back from the most glorious dog walk on the farm, I was so warm and cosy, that it’s quite difficult to think of it as December.  Cuppa brewed and Gluten Free Hobnob at the ready, it’s time for a little blog update, with Spotify for musical accompaniment.

At this time of the year I should really be listening to Christmas songs, but it feels more like a Mamas & Papas sort of day, with the December sun shining through my office windows.

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