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My apologies – this post isn’t about knitting! You may think we are crazy but it is at least creative… It’s about doodling on shopping lists. And an excuse to show you some doodles and record them for posterity. So what is this about? Traditionally, in our home, Ben has always adorned my shopping lists […]
I need a pleasurable project! Fortunately, the next project in my queue fits the bill. Scrumptious yarn, rewarding pattern and for someone I love who will appreciate all the work that goes into it. On a trip to Get Knitted’s store in Bristol, Steve (the lovely husband of my sister Carol) reviewed every blueish DK […]
Well, that’s it. I’m not knitting it any more. So there! Top Secret has run out of yarn before the end 🙁 The stitch it was in was bad. The enormous size was bad. The fact I was sample knitting and wouldn’t see it made up was disheartening. It has been so soul destroying I […]
I’m so bloody bored with knitting Top Secret, the sample I’m doing for Knit On The Net. It’s in a stitch with lots of knits and purls on each row so I can’t get up any real speed. The pattern pieces are straightforward and easy- I usually like a bit of a challenge. It’s also […]
When I told you about my yarncrawl I mean, romantic weekend in Edinburgh, I forgot to tell you – we flew to Edinburgh…and I knit on the flight! It was a big decision, what to take to knit that wouldn’t offend airport security – a decision up there with what clothes to pack! I can […]