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I have really got the “Iceland” bug! As well as doing my Lopi Course with Ragga Eirikdottir, I’ve now discovered Icelandic Intarsia, courtesy of Helene Magnusson – the other half of Knitting Iceland – and this wonderful pattern of Helene’s from Knitonthenet. This is really tuning out to be a romp – a tale of […]
As I’ve said, I’ve been busy – knitting, work, driving to Bristol and back. Imagine my delight when I was welcomed home from a long drive by this… From iPhone The lovely Ben had prepared a delicious meal of Fajitas, all the trimmings and a hand crafted Margarita 😀 😀 😀 You’ll remember that this […]
So, the Kidsilk Haze workshop was a day of playing, experimentation and fluffy indulgence. The following day I was busy because I played in a Netball tournament for a work team – I’ve played once since school and that was last year’s tournament! A huge amount of fun but not much knitting there! Following Netball, […]
What a busy week – and most of it knitting related 😀 I have a back-log (back-blog? blog-log?) of blog posts for you – I just need the time to photograph and write them up – this beats struggling to find something interesting to say about purple square no.93! Part of my busy week has […]
The Flower Blanket is finally finished 😀 I am so relieved. First I must say, “Thanks you” for all the sympathy, empathy and support on my Despair Filled Wailing post – I think I’ve gotten over it now 😉 Before I show you the inevitable “Finished Blankie” pictures, I guess you’d like to know about […]
Or perhaps this post should be called, “Stupid, Stupid, Stupid” So here’s how I was reduced to “Despair filled wailing”… I’m onto the last flower of the blanket…. I’m rushing around, grabbing my knitting, ready to go meet the Guilty Knitters for my Sunday morning knit-fest. Quick look at the plan to see what flower […]