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
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 !
My dad’s birthday has been and gone, and I’ve just inhaled my first chocolate from the advent calendar, this can mean only one thing …… Christmas is just around the corner ! I’m known to my family as ” the Christmas lawyer” , upon hearing this you may have images of me running around… Continue reading Oh christmas tree !!
Yes that’s right my new pattern ‘The busy Bee scarf’ is now available on Ravelry! the-busy-bee-scarf-1 It’s a scarf for adventure days, those ‘pouring it down but still going to have a picnic or go on a bear hunt’ kind of days. It’s designed mainly to be light weight and also warm, so I used… Continue reading Busy Bee scarf
I recently had the privilege of being asked to pattern test for SoSatsuma’s upcoming Knit Kits. I’m a big fan of their work so naturally jumped at the opportunity. SoSatsuma are a modern knitwear brand that I stumbled across on Facebook one day, they have a large following and their chunky knits just ooze style and… Continue reading Modern Knitting with SoSatsuma.
So I’ve been silent for a little while, that’s mainly as I’ve been focusing on my vintage shawl project. By focusing I of course mean putting it off till the very last minute , then realizing how long I’ve got left before my deadline and avoiding all housework until said shawl is completed. my plan… Continue reading The one where I actually finish a project …