Today the reason for my yarn obsession turns 8! My son was my inspiration to pick up needles again and learn as much as I have as well as adding a few more yarn related hobbies. I think some of the first things I made him were wool nappy covers and everyone hated them! As… Continue reading Cake anyone?
Non are conductive to a woman who wants to sit and get some spinning and knitting done, luckily I’m quite fond of my sprogs and dogs (sprogs are how I collectively refer to my children). This week has been half term at school and hubby’s birthday and a bank holiday weekend so it has mostly… Continue reading Sprogs, dogs and holidays…..
We have had a couple of really rainy days here in “sunny” yorkshire, I want to say today was better and it sort of was because it stopped raining but it was so muggy and grey it was just gross. Problem is days like today make me think of rainbows and bright colours and unfortunately… Continue reading SOS. Send rainbows!
I have given away the white faced woodland fleece! I spun up a little sample and washed and snapped it and left it to dry and its just not remotely what I was hoping for. It’s not rough but it’s not nearly soft enough for a scarf so I just don’t want to put the… Continue reading It’s gone
The downside to “the great British summer” is it being preceeded by the great British spring time. This generally means we get wondeful weather or horrible weather…. or both…. or a combination of the two and various other non specific weather fronts all in about an hour. It makes it very difficult to plan anything.… Continue reading Flippin weather
So, this time I am trying to see if I get different/ better results by using washing powder. It’s just a bog standard supermarket own brand non bio powder, everything else is the same (2 washes, 2 rises) Here’s the pics. First wash And sat out to dry I do think this isn’t quite as… Continue reading Attempt #2
I’ve only just had time to properly trial this pattern so I promise it will be written up soon but I have work later and flyball tomorrow so I promise I am on it but what about a teaser?