The thing with being a knitter is, eventually, you’ll find yourself with all these little bits of yarn that aren’t enough for a full-scale project. So, you have to find itty bitty projects for them instead. The charm of the itty bitties is that they’re just so darn cute you want to keep making them, and they come together so fast (I was able to … Continue reading Crafty Christmas: Wee Stocking Garland
While our friends in the UK get to settle down in their sofas and digest their Christmas lunch to a batch of holiday specials, we on the American side of the pond get shafted in a big way. No Downton Abbey Christmas for us! If you, like me, aren’t in the mood to watch yet another stop-motion holiday special from the 70’s, fear not, there … Continue reading Merry Christmas!
Today, in the US at least, we honor our dads, so I’d like to take a moment to recognize mine (love you, dad!) and raise a glass to all the other dads here on The Armchair Anglophile. Here’s to Nucky Thompson, cute surrogate dad to Margaret’s two kids (and a definite improvement over their real father) To Sir Hector, who managed to turn out at … Continue reading Happy Father’s Day!
Ok, so this has nothing to do with England or costume dramas or anything like that, but I’m posting it anyway because I think it’s totally awesome. I might be biased because they used a pretty cool version of my very favorite holiday song, but even setting that aside, I think we can all agree that this is pretty well done. I don’t know who … Continue reading Just Plain Awesome