Hearts and Colds

For the past couple of weeks we have been a family of ill people, we’ve all had terrible colds, two small ill boys is not much fun! Having a cold also seemed to give me brain rot as anything I tried to do with my knitting just wasnt working, in the end I decided to[…]


Purple shawl has been demoted to number 4 as I have finished another new shawl…. am definitely on a roll, just a small pic for now, it’s still damp and blocking. I’ve already named this one curlew as the colours reminded me of the bird. It uses just under a whole skein of manos del uruguay silk blend[…]

Manigaiter revisited

The ‘Manigaiter’ is a pattern I wrote back in 2010, am revisiting it here as it was saved on an old blog which I no longer use. The pdf for this pattern is now available to download straight from ravelry, just click here! This gaiter / cowl is super quick and easy to make and is[…]

Shawl Number Two

My 2nd shawl design is finished, yesterday I blocked it as you can see in the picture, I’m now waiting on sunny weather so that I can take some proper pictures. Knit from end it uses 92g of noro kureyon sock yarn, it doesn’t have a name yet, but the peaks remind me of waves so perhaps something[…]