Back to Hogwarts
Warner Bros. Studio, London

Back to Hogwarts

Yep I visited the HP Studio Tour again. But once again I had a valid excuse in the shape of a visiting friend from France (HELLO SKY! *waves* ) and the whole day was very good fun. The earlier half of the day was spent visiting Hatfield House and then trying to avoid getting soaked in the rain, then 5pm rolled around and it was off to Hogwarts.

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Gosh, I love arrows.
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Gosh, I love arrows.

Being the giant nerd that I am, it’s always a pleasure to attribute geeky themes to my knitting. The moment I saw the ravelry page for Red Katana my brain screamed: ARROWS. MAKE IT IN PURPLE. HAWKEYE!! and so I went and did exactly that. You can’t blame me really. It’s a wonderfully simple pattern that’s very easy to follow (as long as you can keep track of the colour changes) and I’m so in love I want to knit…

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A cowl for Merlin
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A cowl for Merlin

So those delicious yarns I bought finally got put to good use for the Hawick Cowl. Which I named Merlin’s Cowl because I fell in love with Kingsman: The Secret Service just before I started knitting it and I’m convinced this is something Merlin would wear. Or maybe I’m just daydreaming of Mark Strong wearing nothing but an angora scarf? I will never tell.

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Cherry Tea And Relative Dimension In Space
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Cherry Tea And Relative Dimension In Space

Cherry Bakewell 80° water – 3 mins – without milk Ingredients: Chinese white tea, Apple, Rosehip, Hibiscus, Cornflowers (red + blue), Almond pieces, Currants, Cranberry pieces. ~ I’ve always tried to keep away from white and green teas because I’m kind of useless at getting the steeping time just right. My green tea usually ends up too bitter so I tend to avoid the whole lot to be on the safe side. Unfortunately through the Bluebird Tea Co. tea club…

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