The Christmas Push

A pair of these were always going to be made for Christmas, but I didn’t expect the time for them to be knitted would come so soon. Such is the way of Christmas, I suppose. So here’s the start I made yesterday evening. I’m using Rowan’s Tapestry in Pot Pourri. I plan to cast on […]

1 Year Old

This month, my blog is an innocent one year old. Yay! Happy Birthday blog! There have been a lot of ups and downs. The downs: failed embroidery, the tam o’shanty, and the purple jumper that had a neck hole the size of a pencil. The ups: Mum’s birthday present, my first wearable shrug, and my […]


Yes! They are finished. When I last posted a picture of the second sock, I hadn’t realised that the foot was long enough and could have started the toe shaping straight away. Anyway, I got it finished up quickly enough and here they are. Much as I love to show a good photo, I am […]

Day at the Wool Shop

This morning, I attended a knitting workshop at Yarn given by Lynn Ross. She lives on the Isle of Arran off the coast of Scotland. I don’t know which coast and Google Maps isn’t doing me any favours! Funnily but unsurprisingly enough, tourists visiting the island wanted to buy aran knitting and, fed up explaining […]

Bad picture

It may be bad, but at least it’s something to look at. I’ve been feeling bad about not posting pictures. Here’s my green Pomatomus sock. It was much longer than this earlier today but I made a right hames of the pattern and had to rip back. I’m not knitting another pair of these for […]