On the 8th day of Christmas – knit a neckerchief

On the 8th day of Christmas we bring you our interpretation of a pattern from one of my favourite knitting/project blogs, the lovely people at I discovered their website way back when they started, and have always loved their projects,


On the 7th day of Christmas…

On the seventh day of Christmas there were swans-a-swimming changing hands, according to the song. Here in the studio no one is lucky enough to be swimming, although all of us are thinking about it because it’s absolutely scorching hot


On the 6th day of Christmas…

On the 6th day of our cowgirlblues Christmas calendar you might be thinking about wrapping for those gifts that need to be mailed. You could also just be VERY organised and be gift-wrapping ahead of Christmas Eve. So here’s a


On the fourth day of Christmas…

Well, on the 4th day of Christmas I didn’t actually do very much, other than write up the blog post and take one or two pictures. Julia and her daughter Annabel did all the work … mostly Annabel, with Julia


On the third day of Christmas…

On the third day of Christmas my true love gave to me… three French hens, two turtledoves and a partridge in a pear tree! If I had a true love I think he’d have come up with more appropriate (for


On the second day of Christmas…

On the second day of Christmas I’m wishing I lived in a MUCH colder country that has winter at this time of year. It’s boiling hot in Cape Town, and I know I shouldn’t be complaining, but at this rate


On the first day of Christmas…

I can’t quite believe it’s December already and another Christmas is upon us. Maybe that’s why I’ve only managed to get this going today, December 1 was just a little too soon! That and some jet-lag which has my head in


Adrie’s Speedy Fingerless Gloves

Adrie Jacobs is a friend of ours with loads of energy. Besides being a wife and mother of 2 toddlers, this former SA champion gymnast runs a busy biokinetics practice and even manages to squeeze in a few half marathons