New Knitting Kit Design

Wednesday 26th January 2011

I am currently obsessed with Rowan’s Shimmer yarn – Lurex in old money.  In the good old days, this came in a lovely range of sparkly colours, but the new Shimmer (safer, apparently?)...

Ah, Drawing Board. We meet again.

Tuesday 18th January 2011

Can you guess what this is? Yes.  It’s the Little Wooden Hill Blanket.  All frogged.  However, I am happy because – it just wasn’t right.  I went on a long (wet and muddy) cycle...

Little Wooden Hill Blanket

Sunday 16th January 2011

Baby blanket up-date:  it’s 1/3rd done!  yay! And it has a name:  Little Wooden Hill Blanket. I am loving knitting this blanket, despite achieving the sum total of only 137 sts yesterday...

I’m wishin’ and hopin’…that it was summer already!

Saturday 15th January 2011

Are you a winter person, or a summer person?  I was always a winter person, until quite recently.  Love the autumn feel of winter on it’s way, it’s a great excuse to light the fire,...

Trifles

Saturday 8th January 2011

I’m not exactly the queen of puddings (get it?  oh, almost a good joke!), but I do make a pretty trifle. I’ve made two today, because I’m going to friend’s birthday party and...

Left-Overs

Thursday 6th January 2011

I think that left-overs are often at least as good as the main meal.  I’m so keen on them, I make extra-huge meals the first time round in order to have many many left-overs.  Then there is...

Free Pattern – The Mooting Mitts

Wednesday 5th January 2011

As I promised you, I have now completed the pattern for the Mooting Mitts and it’s available here as a free download.  Note:  tension is measured over 10 cm sq Enjoy! X (Click link below to...

Designing, cycling, thinking…

Monday 3rd January 2011

Tomorrow is the first day ‘back at work’ for many people after a Christmas break and New year holiday that seems to have lasted for about a month.  Last year, January 2010, it would have...