23 years ago…

Friday 30th September 2011

…today, I got married to Mark.  It seems amazing to me that so many years can have gone by so quickly.  And they said it wouldn’t last!  We have no idea who ‘they’ are or...

The smell of the past

Friday 23rd September 2011

Which sense evokes the most powerful memories?  As knitters and crafters, I think we are highly sensory.  I think, for example, that I have a more highly evolved relationship with colour, fibre...

Odd jobs

Sunday 18th September 2011

Odd jobs in a minute but first, a question:  does it rain and blow a lot on Sundays, and also I post a blog?  Or, do I blog because it’s raining and blowing?  Discuss.  I really...

Bubbles – and lace, but not mine

Tuesday 13th September 2011

Behold the Bubble Pop Electric Comforter, knitted in dusty pink 4 ply wool and gorgeous Majestic Kidsilk Haze: This image shows you some stitch detail – this design is all about the texture...

Crushed strawberry comforter

Friday 9th September 2011

Look what’s on Fiona’s needles.  Isn’t it yummy?  It’s Bubble Pop Electric Comforter, only in soft pink wool with Majestic Kidsilk Haze.  Fiona is knitting it up as a new...

The gods of the internets – they are angry (no email)

Thursday 8th September 2011

Me and I.T. –  it’s like putting King Herod in charge of the kindergarten… Anyway, the gods of the interweaves have spoken and what they have basically said is:  ‘your...

New book pattern pic and Shimmer Star-Crossed

Saturday 3rd September 2011

This is a peek of a shot from a new book proposal that we are working on: Here you can see Kidsilk Haze and Fine Lace, plus dusty lavender beads.  The corsage uses felted knitted backing – and...

September: best month of the year, dicsuss

Friday 2nd September 2011

I took this photo in the garden yesterday, a warm, sunny 1st of September day.  For me this just says:  September.  How could it be any other month? I love September.  There are no seasons I...

New kit – Shimmer Star-Crossed; and Paris tales

Thursday 1st September 2011

This is Star-Crossed scarf, knitted with Shimmer in the place of Pure Wool DK.  It’s simply lovely.  I know I may be biased but it is!  It looks very ethereal, almost like the foam of very...