A Win! (or two) – and one for you

EDIT: with 2 hrs left to go, there were 36 entries. SO much interest that I am adding a mystery consolation prize! Hurry up and put your name forward

I pulled off two prizes inthe Ravelry Colourmart Lovers Group competition. My Annis got best accessory

A winner!

and I apparently also knitted myself into Most Prolific Member status.

To celebrate and to pass on my good fortune, I am giving my Annis away. Comment here or on Rav, email, Rav PM or twitter – I don’t mind which, but be quick if you would like it. I’ll draw a name tomorrow morning (10:00 BST)

Will post anywhere in the world and am happy to send to a third party that you might nominate.

Annis in Wonderland on Rav

Annis FO post

Recently, at the: Crooked House



It’s a reasonable day today and thus we have the back doors standing open. This means that Chloé can come and go as she pleases (she refuses to use the cat flaps and expects us to give her ingress and egress via the sitting room window). We were taking a coffee break in between sorting out the van, when we heard a strange Chloé-type noise. I did not like it. I wondered if she hadContinue readingThanks!

Petunias always make me think of Dinghies

Petunias always make me think of Dinghies

It has been a busy day, not much time for anything. We walked the dog this morning but I took no photographs until I decided to take a few potshots in the village on our way back.

Recent movements of the: Deux Escargots

There and back again

We took Dusty for a walk after lunch, packing him in his backpack carrier until we were off the campsite. He had his jacket on and we attached him to a leash initially. We let him lead us and he took off from the reservoir road and into some waste land. It looked like a… Continue reading There and back again

It’s always the same

Up and at ’em this morning. We planned to walk out to town via the blue route and return by the yellow. Blue route turned out to be a terrifying descent into the bottom of the valley, with no doubt a terrifying climb up into town thereafter. It was absolutely fabulous out there in the… Continue reading It’s always the same


  1. July 26, 2010

    Well done on the wins!

    Can you add me to the Annis list – it’s beautiful!

  2. Caroline
    July 26, 2010

    As a rubbish knitter myself, it’s a joy to look at your achievements. Congratulations on your win.
    One can never have too many warm woollies in this part of the world. Would love to win, but happy just to look.

  3. Nancy Lund
    July 26, 2010

    oh, Beth, your work is so lovely and the volume of your knitting is inspiring.
    I’d love to have your gorgeous shawl. Please enter me into your drawing.

  4. July 26, 2010

    Congratulations…it’s stunning!

  5. Teresa
    July 26, 2010

    Gorgeous shawl, I love the colours and the beads.

  6. July 26, 2010

    Well done!

  7. Lacy
    July 26, 2010

    That is a gorgeous shawl! Congratulations. Would be amazing to win!

  8. Amanda
    July 26, 2010


    I’m in love with the color of your Annis, I’d love to win it.

  9. July 26, 2010

    This is beautiful! The colour is so nice, & it looks so light & airy! Congrats on your win!

  10. Shoshana
    July 26, 2010

    Ooooh that is gorgeous!!

  11. Ivy
    July 26, 2010

    Congratulations, It’s beautiful! Please enter me in your draw.


  12. babelglyph
    July 26, 2010

    Oh, what a lovely Annis. I don’t think I quite have the patience to knit one by myself but I would love to take yours off your hands. (mind you, I have no idea what BST is so if I’m for some reason too late for the draw, pardon the tardiness!)

  13. July 26, 2010

    Well done you! And quite pretty … I would love to be put in the pot to win her. And I am quite happy to have found your blog. Thanks!

  14. Lisa in Toronto
    July 27, 2010

    Can you really bear to part with the fabulous shawl?
    thanks for thinking of sharing it with your readers

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