I have a confession to make, I LOVE chunky knits.. yep wrap me up and send me to Finland .. chunky knits are the way to my heart. They whip up quickly and keep you feeling snug and warm, Sunday spotlight this week is all about Aran! Snugly squishable oh so soft Aran , perfect… Continue reading Sunday spotlight : Aran
Mini skeins are my favourite thing right now. They look cute cuddled up in your stash box, they are just the right size to add a pop of colour and ultimately you can buy a mini skein and their just small enough to hide before anyone finds out you’ve bought more yarn. So this weeks… Continue reading Sunday spotlight: Mini Skeins
Hellooooo hellloooo helooooo! It’s been a while, partly because I’ve been working hard to get my etsy shop up and running, mostly because I’ve been having too much fun dyeing yarn and I completely forgot to write about it. So first things first. my etsy shop, i’m extremely proud and excited to say it’s open… Continue reading My Etsy store and Solar dyeing FAQ’S
Every once in a while I like to avoid the knitting talk for a while and talk about family life. This weeks subject is “active toddlers”. Bea is on the go from the moment she wakes up to the moment she goes to bed, her afternoon naps are like gold dust and having just rejoined… Continue reading Out and about : active toddlers.
“But what’s the point in Knitting for a poop machine ? all babies poo and be sick on their clothes, if you can only cool wash hand knitted items then seriously what’s the point ?” This was a question posed to me this week by a friend with a tot the same age as my… Continue reading “But whats the point in knitting for a baby ?”
It’s all systems go at woolly mum HQ this week as I start to fine tune plans for this year. Lots of exciting plans and things happening this year so keep your eyes peeled ! I’m experimenting with more colour and my Naturally dyed yarns, patterns and knit kits designed with family life in mind… Continue reading Adventures in natural dyeing
It’s New Years eve !! Hope you all had a wonderful Christmas. I will not bore you with my highlights of 2016 (see previous blog post for that) Instead, i’m looking ahead to 2017 and my promise to myself that 2017 will be a “use it or loose it” zone, starting with my yarn stash.… Continue reading Goodbye 2016 !