What makes me buy yarn?

So for today’s blog post I thought I would touch on yarn – otherwise known as ‘stash’. We love our stash don’t we? In the timeline of stash development most knitters (but not all knitters!) start off with good old acrylic, in mostly pale solid colours. For perhaps baby gift knitting such as cardigans, blankets… Read More

Is yarn cheaper than therapy?

The more people meet in the fibre industry, the more people I find with a common connection – anxiety and mental health issues. There is a terrible taboo out there about mental health issues in general but its more common than a lot of people realise. In today’s world we are constantly bombarded with advertising,… Read More

Dyer Interview: Townhouse Yarns

Today on the blog I’m excited to welcome Jenny from Townhouse Yarns! You may have seen my recently published Fljót shawl. For this design I used the Townhouse Yarns Fade St 4-ply Can you tell everyone a little background about Townhouse Yarns and how you got started…

Sunday Stash Flash #1

Today on my instagram feed I had a little stash flash.  Every knitter/crocheter loves their stash and its a great opportunity to examine what you have, so you can calm the urge to splurge on something new. I thought I would share some pictures here. Enjoy!

The Wedding Shawl Take #2

A friends daughter got married couple of weeks ago. I left the wedding shawl knitting to the last minute. It was touch and go for a while if I would even finish it. I cast on the Sunday night with the yarn I bought a few weeks previously in This Is Knit. A last minute… Read More

Friday FO: Marilyn

Well hello again folks..and very Happy New Year to you all!! Did you make any new years resolutions? If you did have you been sticking to them? Or perhaps not? Did you know by now (mid January) most people have got out of the habit and drifted back into their old ways. So this year… Read More