I wish I was coming back to say that the reason I have been gone so long is that I had magically worked out how to process my fleece. That’s not the case though. I have actually decided that my attempts at fleece are doomed to failure, for now at least. I think I need… Continue reading Oops
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 haven’t made one of these for a little while but I really enjoy the simplicity of them. The Ice Yarns that I use for mine makes for a really effective pattern with little effort so I really hope others will enjoy this fun pattern too. The pattern has been written using US crochet terms.… Continue reading Star blanket pattern
I made a start on actually documenting my spins yesterday and I do like the way they look lined up next to one another. I was going to print the cards with titles but I’m a bit of a tradionalist and I really like an excuse to get out a pen so I’ve decided to… Continue reading Spinning journal
It takes a bit of effort for me to think of new patterns so I haven’t done one for a while. I’m currently studying for a diploma in knitting (sounds like the most pointless thing ever doesn’t it lol) and I haven’t done much the last couple of weeks because I have to come up… Continue reading A bit of planning