There has been a lot of discussion on Social Media recently about the size of one's yarn stash. It seems to be a 'thing' with some folk that they are somehow ashamed of their stash, and feel the need to hide it from their Significant Other, as if it is a crime to buy more … Continue reading A Yarn Collection?
Welcome back to my occasional series of blog posts where I share a few details about a new product or part of my business that I’m particularly excited about. In Part 1, I featured one of my project bags and in Part 2 I showed you my shawl pins. This week, the Sunday Showcase continues with […]
Welcome back to my occasional series of blog posts where I share a few details about a new product or part of my business that I’m particularly excited about. In Part 1, I featured one of my project bags and in Part 2 I showed you my shawl pins. This week, the Sunday Showcase continues with … Continue reading Sunday Showcase Part 3 – Stitch Markers
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
Following on from the Week 1 summary of #yarnlovechallenge, here is a round up of the second week's posts: Day 8: Where I Craft. When the weather is nice, I love to craft outside in the garden, though usually I can be found sewing in the dining room or knitting on the sofa. And … Continue reading YarnLoveChallenge Week 2
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
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.
On August 14th, 2009, my lovely Mum, Connie, passed away. 5 years on and I still catch myself thinking 'I must phone Mum and tell her that'. It might be a plant that has just come into bloom, the latest 'personal best' by hubby on a cycling time trial, a new craft that I am learning, … Continue reading My Mum