The Highlands

I’ve just got back from a 6 day road trip and I’m exhausted. We spent a few nights up in the Scottish highlands before coming further south and then into Northumberland but, to be honest, I would have happily spent the entire time up in Glencoe and further north. The highlands are just breathtaking and I miss it already. I haven’t had any time to even look at what’s on my camera so here are a few shots taken on…

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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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Snowdrops
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Snowdrops

It’s the 1st March at last. We’re finally into the tail end of winter and it couldn’t have come sooner. I don’t like wishing the time away but I’m happy to say goodbye to January/February. Good thing about this time of year? I leave work at the end of the day and can still see the sun in the sky, albeit only for a little while, but it’s there. The other good thing are all the snowdrops. I’ll admit they’ve…

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Late February blanket
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Late February blanket

I’m so proud of my blanket, if only because it’s the largest thing I’ve knitted so far. It’s all warm and squishy and my new favourite thing to wrap up in as I continue with other knitting.

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