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What do you do when you can’t Knit, eek!

What do you do when you can’t Knit, eek!

When you’re a knitting adict, what do you do when you’ve broken your finger and can’t knit?

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.

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.

Making a Teapot Workshop

Making a Teapot Workshop

For my Hen Party last year I went to an art gallery and got all covered in clay. Obviously it was a teapot making workshop…

Mara Knits Episode 6 – Knitting over the Holidays

Mara Knits Episode 6 – Knitting over the Holidays

Mara Knits Episode 6 is up and I go through my Christmas Holiday Knitting from 2017 and welcome in the New Year 2018.

Marathon Knit for my Wedding

Marathon Knit for my Wedding

Do you ever get a daft knitting idea?  You know one of those, ‘Oh I’ll just do this… it won’t take long’ types of idea.  Then 5 months later you’re frantically trying to finish by knitting at midnight.  Well I had one of those ideas about 6 months ago.

Mara Knits a Podcast – Episode 5 – More Naughty Yarn and a Spinning Rabbit Hole

Mara Knits a Podcast – Episode 5 – More Naughty Yarn and a Spinning Rabbit Hole

Hello and Welcome.  Today I posted Episode 5 of the Podcast up on YouTube after recording it yesterday.  Things are slowly falling into a routine with the Podcast but this is the first time I’ve done them a week apart instead of a fortnight.  I’ll […]

Mara Knits a Podcast Episode 4 – My Crafting Corner is finally done.

Mara Knits a Podcast Episode 4 – My Crafting Corner is finally done.

I’m so happy, my ‘crafting corner’ is finally sorted and I even used it to film the latest podcast episode which is now up on the Mara Knits YouTube Channel.  It’s so wonderful to have a little spot where I can have my knitting and […]

Everyone needs a place to sit, think and craft.

Everyone needs a place to sit, think and craft.

A craft corner in which to sit, think and create, everyone needs one.  Somewhere to chill out and allow the worries of modern life to slip from your mind, giving way to a more quiet calm.  Of course getting that spot might be a different […]

What do you think of my Sparkly New Knitting Blog Site?

What do you think of my Sparkly New Knitting Blog Site?

So I decided that I really wanted a sparkly new blog to go along with the podcast.  Somewhere I can post up ‘show notes’ for the podcast and also other musings in between.  It’ll mainly be about knitting but I’m sure that other crafts and […]