Knitting ~ Crafting ~ Life

Blog

The Sometimes Freakish Moebius Knitting

The Sometimes Freakish Moebius Knitting

Recently I shared in a vlog that I’ve been knitting some Moebius cowls for myself out of odd 50g balls on DK weight yarn in the stash and I thought a follow-up blog post was in order about them. So first things first, what exactly […]

Finally another Vlog

Finally another Vlog

Finally, I’ve got another vlog up on the YouTube channel. I know… it’s been months since the last one. Sometimes I think this blog and the YouTube channel are a little bit cursed. I just start to get into a routine with them and WHAM something happens to disrupt it all.

Celtic Cable Shawls and Kathy’s Knits

Celtic Cable Shawls and Kathy’s Knits

When visiting somewhere you obviously need to find a Local Yarn Shop for a look. That’s how I ended up in Kathy’s Knits in Edinburgh with Celtic Cable Knits by Lucy Hague.

Frogging, Frogging, Frogging…

Frogging, Frogging, Frogging…

Sometimes you just have to admit to mucked up and frog your knitting…

A new sock knitting design

A new sock knitting design

I knit a lot of socks, but I don’t often add patterns or embellishments that I’d designed myself. Over years I’ve refined a pattern which I carry around in my head for a plain sock which usually forms the basis of all the socks I make. So when I finished the ‘Long long Witchy Socks’ and immediately cast on a pair of ankle socks I was slightly surprised to discover I really wanted to add a small amount of patterning.

Spring has Finally Sprung

Spring has Finally Sprung

Spring has arrived and I’m sock knitting in the sunshine with the cat.

Long long witchy socks

Long long witchy socks

Sometimes you just need a really long pair of knitted socks to go under your boots, enter the ‘Long long Witchy Socks’….

The Magic of Shetland Lace Knitting – Initial Look Review

The Magic of Shetland Lace Knitting – Initial Look Review

The weather is miserable, I don’t feel well, but I’ve a sparkly new knitting book to look at. The Magic of Sheldnad Lace Knitting by Elizabeth Lovick

The Great British Cuppa – Completely Ruined!

The Great British Cuppa – Completely Ruined!

Do you have a ritual with your knitting? I do, I love a nice cuppa tea, but it’s all been ruined for me…

The knitting zombie who just wants to knit…

The knitting zombie who just wants to knit…

Sometimes the most important thing is to just knit, the garment at the end is an added bonus. That’s exactly the case with this Gothic Night Shawl currently on my needles.