I would have, but I was terrified it was full of moth lavae. It went straight in the dustbin!
Rowan have been doing a Knitalong for Martin Storey’s Midwinter Blanket. (You need to sign up but the pattern, videos etc are free) This is the pattern pic of the blanket, made up of separately knitted fair isle squares in Rowan Felted Tweed… This immediately appealed to me – partly because of the potential to […]
Lucky me – it’s been a week of green gifts – knitterly and otherwise 😀
Friday was was a day of SEX at Unravel Autumn yarn festival at Farnham Maltings. (That’s a “Stash Enhancement eXercise” – nothing smutty!)
I’ve had Blue theme the last couple of weeks – the colour not the mood! Both my latest Knitting WIP and my DIY projects are the same shade of blue!
I have a gadget that has made Misurina so much easier. Thrown in my bag at unravel with the thought, “Not seen that before, for £3.75 I’ll risk giving it a try”. The KnitPro Swivel Cable! I usually knit in the round on KnitPro Nova needles (The silvery metal ones)and occasionally Symphonie. For very small […]
I’m finding it hard to give up on old and dated handknits. There should be a handknit garment retirement home where they are cooed over, petted, paid compliments, and treated like venerated elders.
EEk! I’ve not used my work Charity day!😲 We are strongly encouraged to use our one day a year for charity work – it’s a great idea 😍 Hmmm – what can I do? The obvious answer was the little hats for the Innocent Smoothies “The Big Knit” campaign for Age UK. I’ve blogged these […]
A daring escape, a villainess, a sadistic torturer, a heroic rescuer and a happy ending 😲 Who knew sock knitting could be so dramatic? I will share the unedited details with you and you can decide who is who in this Hollywood worthy story, featuring my “Flying Monkey Socks” …. I only discovered the truth when […]
I have the best excuse for not blogging or knitting much. I have a kitten! It’s taken Ben and I nearly 3 years to get over losing our beautiful little Purcey and be ready for another fluff-bundle in our lives. So here she is….Pixie! We’ve had Pixie a month so she’s 12 weeks old now – […]
You know I was promised a picture of my glitter ABBA hat when I wrote about it in my last post, Eurovision ABBA Hat? Here it is being modelled at the party 😀 !!