Fantasy Yarn Shop Crawl!

Join me on a 'Fantasy Yarn Shop Crawl' and visit 3 of the yarn shops on my 'must visit' list ...

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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

Makers collaborate.

  Earlier this year I attended a series of events for small business owners. I still have to remind myself that I AM a small business owner, really I am. Not just an imposter in a room full of talented and intelligent folk. But I digress ... It was at one of these events that … Continue reading Makers collaborate.

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.