Knitting My Own Shopping Bags

Friday 27th November 2015

And the reason I am knitting shopping bags is – just because I can!  True, I am also morphing into an ardent eco-warrior.  It is perhaps only a matter of time before I stop wearing...

Coming Soon – Two New Dates for Court Cottage Workshops 2016

Wednesday 25th November 2015

All the main workshops, except Steeking, are sold out in 2016.  This will never do!  Kathy and I have agreed that we will repeat the Thronchos event and also offer an extra Christmas workshop, a...

Allotment Up-Date

Monday 23rd November 2015

Much progress is being made in Project Allotment. We have now been clearing and even planting here for about five weeks.  It is very hard work as those of you with an allotment or even a garden will...

Owls and Envelopes – My 2015 Christmas Collection

Tuesday 17th November 2015

 Owls and Envelopes Christmas Collection This is a bumper collection of decorations, with a tenuous Harry Potter theme – owls and envelopes.  DK wool plus oddments will conjure up a whole...

Recipes

Monday 16th November 2015

Recent workshop attendees have requested some recipes for the lunches or treats we serve. Here are the recent requests.  Some of the quantities may be too much for 1 – 4 people.  I always...

Christmas 2015

Tuesday 10th November 2015

The Christmas workshops are almost here.  I have designed some Harry Potter inspired (only slightly) decorations this year – owls and envelopes, hopefully no howlers. My festive envelopes are...

The Allotment Project

Sunday 8th November 2015

If I look at this objectively, I have no time to take on an allotment.  So I am not going to look at it objectively.  I think objectivity is over-rated and may be the cause of much...

2016 Court Cottage Workshops

Saturday 7th November 2015

The 2016 events are now live on the website. They went live last night and the response has been amazing.  Half the dates are already full – thank you so much for your support.  So, Throncho...

Yarn Shop Workshops in 2016

Wednesday 4th November 2015

Heads up if you run a wool shop, or a knit group, I am now taking bookings for my one day workshops ‘away from base’ in 2016.  I love teaching in yarn stores or for groups, but due to...

2016 Events Going Live This Week

Monday 2nd November 2015

I am now, finally, working on the site to get the 2016 events loaded.  Apologies for the delay. I can confirm that we will be covering, initially: A day offering a collection of three Thronchos...