Friday, 2 June 2017

Castles & Gardens in East Sussex

Herstmonceux Castle, E. Sussex - - beautiful

garden pics :


Hever Castle - E. Sussex - - also beautiful
Rebuilt in parts, and refurbished by Lord Astor
Hever Castle - home of Anne Boleyn (2nd wife of Henry VIII)

Tuesday, 18 April 2017

Vanessa Bell

Vanessa / Omega Workshop textile design
A wonderful varied artist.
1879 -  1961

Wednesday, 22 February 2017

Baby Cardi - (double knitting)

stitch detail: double moss stitch and garter stitch
sleeves knitted on separately

Cardi is a basic rectangle with shaping for neck

neck shaping
 You will need some experience to knit this little cardi, which can be adapted to any size, but you may have to be good at maths!

Tuesday, 21 February 2017

Granni Squares- Crochet

found a lovely website with lots of lovely free patterns for Granni Squares: 

Wednesday, 9 November 2016

Autumn Colours

Photo taken by Dr Sheila Hanlon
Highgate Cemetary

Nice (France) Market