YarnLoveChallenge Week 4

#yarnlovechallenge week 4

Following on from the summaries of Week 1 , Week 2 and Week 3 of #yarnlovechallenge, here is a roundup of the final week’s posts: Day 22: Currently Wearing. This cardigan is keeping me cosy today. The pattern is Peasy by Heidi Kirrmaier, the yarn is by West Yorkshire Spinners and the buttons are from Textile Garden. Day 23: … Continue reading YarnLoveChallenge Week 4

YarnLoveChallenge Week 1

#yarnlovechallenge week 1

At the beginning of February, a challenge was started by Mary Heather and Christina from Ravelry. The challenge is to post on Instagram or Ravelry every day in February related to the day's theme: After posting for a few days, it occurred to me that I'd like to capture what I've posted in a slightly … Continue reading YarnLoveChallenge Week 1

The Maker’s Year, Part 2: What does making means to me?

In The Maker’s Year, Part 2, I try to address the question that Kate from the A Playful Day podcast asked:  “What does making mean to me?”. You can read Part 1 here, where I write a little about how I got to where I am now, craft-wise. When I was little, I made things. … Continue reading The Maker’s Year, Part 2: What does making means to me?

Blogging before blogging was A Thing … and how it relates to knitting, eventually.

Way back in the year 2000, my husband and I moved to Verona, Italy, for work. We both worked at the same company which had a presence in Verona. An opportunity came up to work out there for a year, and after much discussion, we decided to go for it. I was tidying up a … Continue reading Blogging before blogging was A Thing … and how it relates to knitting, eventually.