Hat Workshops 2020 – new date

Sunday 11th August 2019

If you didn’t book yet, the first date is full so I have added a new date, Sunday March 2020. Hats are FUN! Hats are FAST! Hats are easy to transport, great for travel knitting, brilliant gifts...

August Newsletter

Friday 9th August 2019

The August Newsletter has just gone out.  If you didn’t get it but want it, please let me know.  There is news on the workshop topics I am thinking of for 2020, plus 2 WIP Days in 2020 are...

My Other Life

Monday 5th August 2019

Not, I am afraid, as interesting as that title might suggest.  Sorry, as ever, to disappoint. But I do have another life, beyond, or maybe beside knitting. Before I came to knitting, my child, I had...

Blog Up-Date; Films – summer

Wednesday 31st July 2019

Again with the blogging fail.  I see it is the last day of July so I am blogging today (instead of say, next week) so I do not miss a month.  The old blog archives from 2010 onward disappeared when...

Dear Diary: the dachshund edit

Tuesday 25th June 2019

A few extracts from my (fictional) diary – the content is real, I just don’t really write it down.  The time-scale is huge. Here is Rupert, dozing in the rare sunshine, this summer: 2nd...

What’s Been Occurring?

Monday 3rd June 2019

Hi there, world. I used to be Little Miss Blog-Alot.  Now I don’t, so much.  Why, Ali? Well, I see site traffic so I know people visit me, but the blog is very quiet and it seems a bit...

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...