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…

4 Knit-a-longs for Autumn/Winter 2015

It’s September and the cold weather is definitely upon us. So that means knitting season is finally here! Whoop! Grab your woolly yarns, your favourite needles and cast-on something selfish for yourself before the Christmas knitting rush happens. For me the last few months have been filled with gift knitting including lots of baby knits.… Read More

Pattern Monday: Loop 10

Did you know that The Loop is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year? In honour of this milestone This Loop have collaborated with 12 independent designers and yarn dyers who have supported them over the years to create an anniversary pattern book called Loop 10. The book won’t be officially available until September but over the… Read More