Things I’m Loving …

This week I’m loving …

The beautiful photos of her latest knitted animals  Julie has posted over on Little Cotton Rabbits

The comments on Emma Varnam’s blog – so much love and laughter …

Browsing the Woolfest programme, and feeling like an excited kid as I count down the days to my visit …

Knitting … I’ve just cast on Tirrold, a beautiful lace weight vest from Jeni’s new book “The Scrumptious Collection), pictures will follow soon.

And … spending time at the allotment between showers, picking the first ripe strawberries and salad leaves from the garden.

What are you loving just now?

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  1. Ali

     /  June 18, 2011

    Cool allotment reaping Tracey!….looking forward to the scrumptious creation….and
    OOOh enjoy woolfest and have a feel and a squidge for me!! Ali xx

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  2. Yay! Look forward to seeing you at woolfest :)
    jen

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  3. Sadly won’t make it to Woolfest, but hope to see you soon again on a Friday at Snapdragon x

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