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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.

I’ve never blocked a shawl like this before

I’ve never blocked a shawl like this before

I’m not a big fan of blocking, as in I don’t particularly like doing it, but this shawl was screaming at me that it wanted to be blocked.

Listening to the world and a bit of pyromania

Listening to the world and a bit of pyromania

The weather here in the North East of England is living up to its unpredictable reputation and after a load of sleet, this last weekend it was wonderful blue skies and sunshine. Naturally, we’re forecast snow for next weekend again.

Sometimes it’s ok to just knit.

Sometimes it’s ok to just knit.

Sometimes you just need to knit round and round in circles when your head is foggy with grief.

Free ‘Stripy Hat’ Knitting Pattern

Free ‘Stripy Hat’ Knitting Pattern

FREE knitting pattern for a stripy hat here on the blog and Ravelry.

Best laid plans and all that…

Best laid plans and all that…

You know it’s been a bad week when you’re struggling to do any knitting.