Sad News :(

We had very sad news today.  A family friend lost his three year battle with throat cancer last night.  David was only 30 and leaves two young sons (aged 3 & 4) without a Daddy.  He had only been home for the weekend from the hospice, but he was painfully thin and had been struggling… Read More

Hearts & Stars Blanket

I have just started knitting a baby blanket this evening from one of my knitting books “Adorable Knits for Tots” by Zoe Mellor.  I am using RICO Design Essentials Cotton in White.  The pattern is basically formed from using combination of Knit and Purl stitches worked using stockinette and moss sts, working through the provided… Read More

2011 Charity Blanket

This year Simply Knitting and The Knitter magazines, have nominated domestic violence charity, Refuge, as their charity of the year. To support the important work that they do and to bring some comfort to the women and children in refuges,  a Comfort Blanket campaign has been launched. I am a member of the Belfast SnB Knitting Group… Read More