Dexter the Dog – from Let’s Knit Magazine Can I just say, I am well chuffed with how this turned out! I wouldn’t give it to a child mind, I’m not sure how robust it is…
So, in case you’ve been under a rock, a lot of us have been working from home more over the past year, myself included. This means more Zoom meetings, more emails, less commuting and less face to face time with my colleagues. I’m aware that I’ve been incredibly lucky throughout the pandemic – I was…… Continue reading The joys of ‘working’ from home
There’s nothing quite like having a lazy Sunday on the sofa. Other half is having a nap, the slow cooker is on for dinner, so I can spread out and work on one of the border panels for my enormous blanket. It started with just a central stockinette stitch panel, but the curls on the…… Continue reading Sunday Chill Out
My shiny new set of interchangeable circulars has arrived! Husband doesn’t quite understand the excitement; he thought I’d bought a pen set at first… Of course, this means I’m now scrolling through Ravelry endlessly to try to decide which of my immense list of queued patterns I’m going to cast on. Do I stash bust?…… Continue reading Needles! Needles everywhere!
Just under half way through So after casting on on Monday afternoon, I’m about halfway through the chartwork for the ‘No Internet’ Cowl, and I have to say I am loving it! The chart is really easy to read, and it’s sooo satisfying to watch the pattern come together. It has also given me practice…… Continue reading Progress update
Laurence Vagner – a designer after my own heart! I don’t know about the rest of you guys, but I cannot commit to just one project at a time. Also, it’s husbands birthday next week and I am completely in control and have remembered and everything. Anyway, I’m casting on Laurence Vagner’s No Internet Cowl…… Continue reading Casting On!
So my lovely cousin and her husband are expecting their first baby! Queue much excitement, not least because it means I get to knit something beautiful with a purpose. I chose to do the Milestones Blanket by Aimee Alexander which I can heartily recommend. The finished product! It is a very clear pattern, with a…… Continue reading Baby Marsh Blanket