Category Archives: freeform crocheting

Hats as Displacement Activities

I really WAS going to clean out that sewing room.  Honestly! But then I found the half done crocheted hat.  No pattern and not even a hook to give me any clues as to how to finish it.  [Actually there … Continue reading

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ROLAND makes his mark

Of course a fortnight is a long time in a rainforest in Spring, but even so I am surprised at the fecundity of our leafette (late of New York) and her scabrous spouse. I’m guessing that ROLAND was overly affected … Continue reading

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A Prodigal Returns

Hot on the heels of her elder sister’s engagement, the third daughter of #1 son is back from New York. It might be recalled that of all three children, the third, shown on the right below, was the gangly one. … Continue reading

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Engagement of a Granddaughter

Readers will recall the births of the three “senior” grandchildren, that is, the children of #1 son: It’s fair to say that the eldest, a granddaughter (seen left in this childhood picture) has an independent attitude to life.  Her loving … Continue reading

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Finally! IVF produces a REAL result

  In a previous note I observed that our grandparents were walking on eggshells as their daughter and her “a little bit fancy” husband     tried repeatedly to have a child via IVF. Grandma has been watching the news … Continue reading

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I present a new grandmother!

Drum roll!!!!  This lady is now a proud grandmother:     Her eldest born son, the one who married the somewhat stolid leafess (see below right), has in a very short space of time produced three interesting children, each only … Continue reading

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How Quickly They Grow Up

Well a month is a long time in leaf family formation. The three progeny of and have now all partnered.  Here is  the photographic evidence: The eldest son chose a very worthy girl.  Moss stitch is a good sensible compromise … Continue reading

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