Films – April/Early May

Friday 3rd May 2019

I keep an annual list of the films I watch.  2019 is up to 66 already.  So I only share a tiny percentage here.  You’re welcome. This episode of ‘What Have You Watched, Ali?’...

WIP Amnesty Day 2019 and the Tale of Jenny’s Cardigan

Friday 19th April 2019

This year, for the first time, we held a WIP amnesty day.  Instead of the usual 7 or 8 attendees, we had 14 knitters here and so we used both downstairs rooms.  The concept was:  bring a WIP or...

Films – late March/early April

Wednesday 3rd April 2019

No cinema films other than one late screening of a release that is about 2 years old.  I saw Puzzle as it was an ‘if you missed this first time round’ screening at Scotts.  But you can...

New Products on The Site

Thursday 21st March 2019

I am slowly adding products to the website. I have started with Pom-Poms, a chunky, subtly sparkly hat (or scarf) yarn, called Lady Lame (pronounced laa-may, not lame), and a lovely, soft 100% pure...

I am Teaching in Cornwall!

Tuesday 19th March 2019

One of the projects I am teaching here in April at the Embellishments Workshops is the icord-edge shawl.  And these are fully booked.  So I am teaching it – just focusing on the icord shawl...

Films, late February – mid-March

Tuesday 19th March 2019

It’s been a bit slow in terms of going to the pictures.  There has been little I really wanted to see, but this week I did go and see Fighting With My Family.  Now, hear me out.  It’s...

Netlix / Prime Films and Green Book

Monday 25th February 2019

Most recently, I went to the pictures to see Green Book. Last night it won best film Oscar.  Edited:  I have read a lot of critiques on Green Book, focusing on the way it has a simplistic...

Promoting Yarn Shop Events

Thursday 7th February 2019

Yarn shop owners, and people who attend yarn shop events, this is for you. On my new website, I have a courses page and each month I will feature a selection of 3 events on the Feature facility of my...

Films, Late January/Early February

Tuesday 5th February 2019

More films. I went to see Glass, as I mentioned in my last film review post.  It was *OK*.  Better than Split and not as good as Unbreakable.  It has the feel of a very low-budget film (aside from...

Maybe, Baby

Friday 1st February 2019

Maybe, Baby is a new design that debuted at Knit Camp in November 2018. A few basics: It is a sweater-top capelet. It is knitted in the round and also flat. I rate it as easy – moderate. It...