Rupert and the Peanuts

Monday 29th February 2016

Warning:  do not read this if you are eating, have just eaten, are about to eat, and/or object to the word arse (for my USA-based reader, this is ass). So, Rupert is both clever and deeply stupid....

Here’s a New Course

Friday 26th February 2016

Knitting gifts in time for Christmas.  If you start in September, you can knit loads and be all smug and wrapped up by at least 2 weeks before Christmas Day.  There will be hats and mitts and...

New Courses

Wednesday 24th February 2016

I am going to add 2 dates in September for Knit Gifts For Christmas.  These will be the same event, repeated.  If you are not on my email alert list, please contact me to be added this week.  The...

Caving and Quarrying

Monday 22nd February 2016

Last year, I caved a lot from January to September and then stopped.  I do this from time to time.  Florence and Will caved less and I always and only cave with them, as I have insufficient skills...

The Allotment in February

Saturday 20th February 2016

It’s been fairly quiet down on the allotment.  Well, actually it’s been stormy here and the allotment has been a bit bashed, but I have not been down much recently due to being the...

New Courses, September 2016

Wednesday 17th February 2016

I*think* I am going to add 2 new courses in September 2016. The thoughts I have in mind are: New Moebius Knitting – maybe a weekend with the option of learning how to knit these lovely things...

Heads Up: 2 places available for Intarsia with Donna Jones at Court Cottage, 11 June

Monday 8th February 2016

Two spaces have become available on this course, which is happening on 11 June, due to a cancellation.  It’s a fab day and something I will never, ever teach because, well, there’s...

The Smith and Jones Blog

Sunday 7th February 2016

Aside from my meanderings here, I also blog now and then on the Smith & Jones Knits website.  There, due largely to the restraining influence (in a very good way) of Donna, I blog only about...