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Image shows traditional Estonian women's cardigan displayed on a wickerwork mannequin in the entrance of a shop in Old Town, Tallinn, Estonia. The cardigan is knitted in a black and white geometric pattern with deep borders, on the body and sleeves, in a medium pink and white. Below the picture are the words "Visiting Tallinn in Estonia: a destination for knitters

Visiting Tallinn in Estonia: a destination for knitters

Visiting Tallinn in Estonia: a destination for knitters Usually, at this time of year, those of us who live in Britain are looking forward to a summer holiday. With all the uncertainty caused by the pandemic, this year most of us will be staying at home and if we are lucky, we may venture out […]

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Colourful umbrellas in the street, Arles

Little Bunny and Big Bunny go Holiday Hopping

Happy Holiday Hopping Early one morning, a few weeks ago, Little Bunny and Big Bunny took a train to go holiday hopping. They were so excited at the prospect of exploring somewhere new. The two bunnies enjoyed looking out of the train window, watching the fields pass by. As we travelled south, the crops changed from […]

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Little Bunny Big Bunny hopping to Nottingham Contemporary

Little Bunny & Big Bunny Happy Hopping

Hopping Around Nottingham Carrot Hunting! Little Bunny and Big Bunny are getting quite brave. It must be the sunshine. One day when I had to pop into Nottingham, they insisted on hopping along with me. They wanted to hunt for carrots. There were no carrots at Nottingham Contemporary. There might have been carrots at Paul Smith, but […]

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Birds and flowers at Woollen Woods 2015, Rushcliffe Country Park

Tales from the Woollen Woods

All Creatures Great and Woollen Woollen Workshops I spent the last two Sundays at Rushcliffe Country Park running free drop-in workshops as part of Woollen Woods 2015. French knitting proved popular with the young and not so young! The young thought it was similar to loom banding while the not so young reminisced about using cotton […]

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