Needle Review: Addi Fixed Cable Circs, Short Tips

Monday 31st August 2015

I love knitting in the round.  The easiest way to do this is on one needle, but the drawback is that you have to have the right length of needle for the project.  This is fine if your project has...

No Lizards Were Involved in the Preparation of Your Meal (a post about annoying signs)

Friday 14th August 2015

You that know I am a grouch, don’t you?  Good.  Then it won’t come as a surprise to know that annoying signs give me rage.  Have you ever actually corrected a public sign, menu or...

Jo’s Fairisle

Wednesday 12th August 2015

Look what Jo knitted! Her first ever Fairisle, it’s my neck cowl, knitted in the round, in colour-washed Kidsilk Haze plus beads.  I love it....

Rupert’s Dog-Buggy

Saturday 8th August 2015

Rupert has been a wonky dog for years, with his IVDD (dog back disease).  He has pulled through three major operations, and even recovered from back leg paralysis.  This makes him tire easily, so...

‘Elements’ Cover Shot

Tuesday 4th August 2015

Here is the final cover shot for my new book, ‘Elements’ jointly authored with Donna Jones. The book is officially available from 1 October 2015. The cover features a design by each of...