Click on the link to see a short video excerpt featuring the Knit 1 Bike 1 exhibition at Hawick. The Textile Tower House in Hawick was the venue for the first Knit 1 Bike 1 exhibition. Here’s what they said about it:
‘Everyone came out of the exhibition with a smile on their face. Quite few people visited more than once and brought a knitting or cycling friend back with them. It was our feel good exhibition of the year and we were delighted with it.’ It was such fun to do the TV thing….
The Knit 1 bike 1 book is finished. It has a lot more commas in it than i would like but is edited and all sqeaky clean. Hubby read it after the editor and pronouncec it a page turner! Publication date early May.
I have almost caught up with everything since getting home from the bike ride and am doing lots of workshops. Pics from Edinburgh Yarn Festival where i taught five workshops last weekend. Awesome festival!
Cycled 15 miles or so in a strong headwind, mostly in a low gear even on the flat. Lovely people and the cafe in Kelso told me to stay as long as I liked. Did I really look that knackered?! Bought a new cycle shirt as mine had snags on the front and the grubby marks will no longer wash out.
Bicycles in all the shop Windows In anticipation of the Tour Dr Britain, passing through on 8th September. Also Honda goldwings everywhere – they have a gathering this weekend.
Picture is of a gallery made to look like a boat and the dolphin is made of scrap metal cogs etc
Always wanted to see giant puffballs and there they were at the side of the road Not a place you would walk and cars would never see them. Oh the joy of a bicycle. And of course they are now on the ‘must crochet or knit’ list.
The time is whizzing by now I am nearer home and have less than three weeks to go. This workshop a couple is days ago was at Victoria Bennett’s house in Edinburgh. She is also a jazz singer and has a show at the Fringe this year. Last night I gave a talk with slide show at penicuik arts centre.
Today I cycled 26 miles and am now at Longniddry staying with Angela and Bill. Haddington spinners are camping in the horse field and tomorrow I am doing a wee workshop with them on longdraw spinning. Wonderful fun tonight sitting in the field!
Cycled from Paisley to Glasgow then hopped on a train to Lanark. We passed through Uddingston where I spent ost of my childhood. Lanarkshire still feels like home and the people just seem to speak my language. At New Lanark my wee workshop shared the space with the Quaker Tapestry.
Cycled back from Paisley to Glasgow. Virtually the whole way is off road on good tracks. Peaceful, quiet and lovely. Glasgow has great cycle ways. Hopped on a train to Lanarkshire and it iscwindy tonight again. A blast from the past as my first ‘proper’ job was in Lanarkshire. This was my local and still going strong.