Abbotskerswell Crafting Weekend, 9 – 10 August 2014

Tuesday 24th June 2014

Just a reminder that I am teaching two workshops as part of the Abbotskerswell Summer Workshops event. I will be teaching a day on the Cave Pearl Mittens on Saturday, 9 August.  These mittens offer...

Needle Review: Brittany

Sunday 22nd June 2014

Brittany needles are made of birch.  The properties of wooden needles are well documented – the ‘soft’ handle, the lack of heat conductivity and so on, all make them ideal for...

The Long Wet Way – Swildon’s Hole

Friday 20th June 2014

You know how I am about Swildon’s? (Yes, this is cave-post).  Yeah, you remember  how Swildon’s and I have this hate-hate thing going on…? No? Well, it’s The Cave You Are...

Needle Review: Addi Lace-Tip Circulars

Sunday 15th June 2014

These are my first choice for any project that needs a circ – be it for knitting in the round, or for a ‘flat’ project that has a lot of stitches. I get mine from the Addi UK site....

Random Grumpiness #1

Tuesday 10th June 2014

I’m not in a bad mood.  No, really.  I’m fine.  I’m almost always in a mood that can be defined as quite to rather good.  I’m usually such a happy person, that if my...

Try Caving on 1 – 3 August in Somerset – you might like it

Monday 2nd June 2014

I do know how much you enjoy my posts about caving.  Despite that, I am posting another one. My regular reader knows that I started caving (I am going to say ‘I cave’, ‘I’m a...