Sunday Sevens 2020 #5

Welcome to my Sunday Sevens – a post where I share seven (or so) photos of my week.

This week started with a very little bit of snow…



As the week progressed we had some lovely sunshine….


… and then cloud, mist and rain. So I was pleased when my new walking boots arrived. The old ones were literally falling apart. Nice to have dry warm feet again!


Indoors I painted a canvas green ready for the cork project I mentioned a while ago and confused everyone with my explanation of it.  The canvas dried too green, so I need to paint it again.


After the success of my first batch of damson vodka I decide to try my hand at making some Damson gin…


And finally here’s Harry being a true gentleman: When I took my Baa-ble Hat off at the gate, he insisted on carrying it up the drive for me…


Hope you’ve had a great week.

Until next time,

Bekki x

How do you block a woolly hat?

As predicted, when Lovely Littlest saw my baa-ble hat at the beginning of December she wanted one. Being a daughter request I couldn’t ignore it, but was busy with Christmas preparations,  so didn’t get started until three days before Christmas. With all the celebrating, guests and visiting there was almost no time for knitting, but being a small project I managed to finish it late on New Years Day.


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It hat to be fate! The Shetland Wool Wee Baa-ble Hat

On Tuesday I gave you a peep of my The Shetland Wool Week Baa-ble hat, half finished. I’d seen it popping up all over ravelry and various blogs for a while, before I knitted it. I loved it, but I had so much else on the go, I didn’t dare start a new project – especially fair isle, when I was attempting to clock up as many stitches as possible for NaKnitMO.

But as I wandered through Cowslip Workshops’ Christmas fair, a couple of weeks ago, I spotted Blacker Yarns’ irresistible bargain bin. In it was a blue yarn perfect for the hat. It hat to be fate. I hat to knit it.

Blacker Swan Merino

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