One and a half FO, and a rant

I have been procrastinating putting the handles on my Fat-Bottomed Bag for over a month now. This was mostly due to the fact that I ran out of wool when I had the body of the bag completed, and had none for the handle-holders. I got the wool over five years ago and has been […]

I Vant to Suck Your Bluuuddd

This is the best anti-vampire jumper ever….better than onions and garlic together! because you’ll never get your head even through the neck hole! I was a bit zonked out this evening, so I just kept decreasing away. I was half paying attention to Elizabeth Zimmerman’s advice about shaping the back of the neck: she says […]

Podcasts and WIPs

There has been such an onslaught of knitting podcasts recently that it’s an effort to keep up with them all! However, here are a couple of new ones that I have come across – some of them are great. I’m going to update the Knitting Podcasts page over there —> Time2Knit Crochet Cast Knitting Down […]

Aran Islands, Part II

Just hanging out on Inis Mór Click here for more! As I said in my last post, we arrived on Inis Oírr on Good Friday. This was taken from the highest point on the island. The old ruin you see was a lookout tower. To the right of the tower in the background is the […]

Aran Islands Trip

I am still in Galway, so I am afraid this will be a text-only post. We had such a good time on the islands! We got the 1030 ferry out to Inis Oírr on Good Friday, and reached Bríd Póill’s B&B around noon. She made us tea and fresh hot scones (yum) which kept us […]