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Thursday, January 17, 2013

Colour chopping and crochet

Making wintery soup
Thank you so much for your sweet comments on my post the other day. You really cheered me up! xo

Since I was feeling blue I thought I'd try to counter balance it with some other colours, so I made my new favourite soup. It's so delicious and warm and perfect for winter. Anything with chickpeas is good in my book... And there's something soothing about chopping up a bunch of vegetables..don't you think? :-)

Crocheting a shawl for my mum
Crocheting is soothing too.. the repetitiveness of it.. This is a shawl I'm making for my mum. I did try to teach her to do it herself, but she wasn't really getting anywhere. So I volunteered to make it for her. I'm nice like that. ;-) To be honest, it did take me a couple of tries (or four!) to learn this crocodile stitch, but I'm so glad I did. It looks really cool!

And today I also had a lovely visit with Mim. She stopped by and we had a nice chat about crafty things and, you know, the world in general. Nice to see you, Mim! xx
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