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  Topic: I can't draft fast enough . . . :S

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PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Tue Nov 15, 11 9:43 pm   Subject: I can't draft fast enough . . . :S
Very interested in this topic as I have an Ashford Spinning Wheel. Not used often these days, but I will take on board this VERY useful advice.
  Topic: Knitting Sizes

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Views: 1116
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Sat Sep 17, 11 10:02 pm   Subject: Knitting Sizes
Want a bit of advice re- knitting sizes.
In the past I have knitted a few woolies for myself, but they always seem the wrong fit. The pattern says either 36-38, 40-42, as per normal patterns. The s ...
  Topic: What are you all knitting?

Replies: 67
Views: 18337
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Tue Aug 09, 11 1:20 pm   Subject: What are you all knitting?
That jacket is beautiful ninat. Very delicate.
Just wondering if there is anyone out there who has a pattern for very simple Welly socks!
I find using 4 needles a bit 'iffy', so the pattern really ...
  Topic: patchwork

Replies: 90
Views: 35833
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Tue Dec 14, 10 10:41 pm   Subject: patchwork
Love Patchwork, just wish I COULD do it!
  Topic: Fingerless mitts.

Replies: 21
Views: 8861
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Tue Nov 16, 10 10:48 pm   Subject: Gill
Help, can't find the pattern for the fingerless gloves. Could you possibly point me in the right direction? They are lovely Gill
  Topic: Shut out, but back now!

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PostForum: Welcome   Posted: Thu Sep 23, 10 8:55 pm   Subject: Shut out, but back now!
Same here Liz. Where abouts are you in Ireland?
  Topic: Apple season

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Views: 5486
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Mon Sep 13, 10 3:02 pm   Subject: Apple season
Anybody got a simple recipe for making Cider. We have loads of apples mainly cooking ones, but a few eating apples too. Thanks.
  Topic: Carrot Wine

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PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Mon Jan 18, 10 10:16 am   Subject: Carrot Wine
I have bought a few bags of Carrots that were reduced. I immediately thought of Carrot Wine.
But all the recipes I have use Grape Juice Concentrate.
What could I use instead?
I also have some El ...
  Topic: Lemon & lime marmalade

Replies: 38
Views: 12401
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Tue Dec 22, 09 8:53 pm   Subject: Lemon & lime marmalade
When I used to sell at the Markets here in the West of Ireland, Lemon and Lime Marmalade was a big seller. It is very simple to make, but very fiddily, with cutting the pith and rind etc, very thin. ...
  Topic: Pussy Willow - Xmas wreath-making

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PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Tue Dec 22, 09 8:48 pm   Subject: Pussy Willow - Xmas wreath-making
Lovely pics. So fresh and natural. Still can't believe Christmas in this Friday!
  Topic: Saving on your water bill

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PostForum: Authors Corner   Posted: Sun Aug 09, 09 10:31 pm   Subject: Saving on your water bill
Here in the West of Ireland, we are just charged with what water we use through the tap. We are allowed 1,200 gallons per year for 100 Euros, then charged extra for the rest. It is a veritable minef ...
  Topic: Flatbread - what sort am I making?

Replies: 13
Views: 2641
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Mon Jul 06, 09 4:12 pm   Subject: Flatbread - what sort am I making?
I make my own Naan breads. Very tasty too. If anyone would like the recipe, let me know. Hope that helps Midland Spinner
  Topic: Is it really worth making?

Replies: 18
Views: 4861
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Wed Jun 24, 09 9:37 pm   Subject: Is it really worth making?
I was thinking about PeaPod wine yesterday as I was picking some peas. A little unsure what to do. I hate wasting anything, so probably will make a demi-john or so of it. GILL
  Topic: Hello from Co. Mayo

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Views: 4603
PostForum: Welcome   Posted: Sun Apr 26, 09 11:04 pm   Subject: Hello from Co. Mayo
The Plodders are certainly PLODDING. GILL
  Topic: Strawberry flowers!

Replies: 9
Views: 3172
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Wed Apr 22, 09 2:26 pm   Subject: Strawberry flowers!
All our fruit trees seemed to have burst into blossom these last two weeks. Also Strawberries have had flowers on for a ggod while. But I have planted them in the tunnel. Outside I found the birds ...
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