Getting ahead for Christmas

Have you used Hjertegarn Incawool? Its a beautiful yarn which I won in a giveaway run by EmmayandLien – its super soft and a delight to knit with. Its just beautiful. One skein, perfect for a cowl… I browsed ravelry and found this gorgeous pattern. Admittedly I have adapted it a little! This knitted up … Read more

Finishing WIP – knitting

Do you have many projects on the go? Oh good, I’m not alone!  I have two knitted projects, a denim rag quilt in progress, fabric bought to replace ripped curtains, top to be made, plus keeping stock levels maintained in my etsy shop. Naturally I go through phases, going from one project to a next, dependant … Read more

Teach your child to knit, 6 top tips

My daughter has just expressed an interest in knitting. She is 8 years old and is not renowned for her patience! My reaction was mixed – I have to admit my heart sank.. but at the same time I was delighted that she expressed an interested. Amazingly she has stuck at it:) A trip to the local … Read more

Sunday Catch Up

After last weeks variety of new style of bags for the Hillarys Blinds competition this week I have focussed on building up stock of knitting needle cases. I have to admit not all the colours are quite my cup of tea, but one thing I have learnt is that a business is a business and … Read more

National Knitting Week 2013

Did you know it is National Knitting Week in the UK? To celebrate this week I have been determined to finish some mittens, before the cold weather sets in!! My local wool shop Crafty Ewe gave me some great advice. I have been knitting for about six years now, and can confidently follow a pattern, knit … Read more