KNITTING KIT | For beginners

BEGINNER KNITTING KIT | What would be the essential things you would recommend to a beginner knitter? Knitting has become hugely popular again and supplies for the craft have swamped in the market (which is amazing!). If you’re a beginner knitter getting the right ‘kit’ can be overwhelming. Choice can be a really good thing especially when… Read More

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

Big Garden Bird Watch 2016

Did you know that more than half a million people are taking part in the ‘Big Garden Bird Watch’ this weekend? This annual event in the UK run by the RSPB tracks what bird species are seen in your garden over the weekend. Statistics show that Starlings and Song Thrushes in particular have declined by… Read More

Friday FO: Tryghed Hat

I love hats. I mean I really LOVE hats! They make the best projects when you are looking for something portable that will knit up relatively quickly.  I have knit a lot of hats too. Some for gifts and some for myself. In the winter time I think its essential to always have a hat to… Read More

Confessions of a Knitter

Okay so I have a confession to make.  I have become seriously addicted to crochet and I never thought I’d say that either! I’ve been a knitter for many many years.  But I have always had a desire to learn to crochet. However, I have never been able to pick up this skill…until now that… Read More