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

Springtime Yarn

It’s sunny here today and even tho its still cold oputside that makes me think of springtime…and what yarns I have in my stash to knit with this Easter. So I thought I would flash some stash spring themed yarns today… So first up I have a local hand dyer – Dye Candy – Lindsay AKA Hutch… Read More

Fljót Mindfulness

As part of my 2016 goal for one pattern published a month I’m playing catch up…but last week I published my 6th pattern.  I have a few more in the pipeline so watch this space!

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…

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