Poppy Knitting Pattern Errata !!!

In the excitement to see Poppy flying on her way to so many lovely knitter I have missed out Poppy’s tummy details from the first downloads of the pattern.  I now officially forgive all those knitting magazines that publish huge corrections in their next issues !!  Poppy’s tummy – to make this a really easy … Continue reading

Weaving, Spinning, knitting

Are you ever torn between crafts ? After the excitement of the e spinners arrival I remembered that on my to do list for this week was the weaving of a wrap for my mum in laws birthday. I was gifted some cones of very fine 1 ply merino some time ago, as well as … Continue reading

Which pointy sticks?!

There are so many types of knitting needles available these days the subject of which pointy sticks resulted in a lot of opinions on Twitter- not only which type of knitting needles but which brand. Here’s my low down on my preferences and needle collection. I learnt to knit like many people on a hodge … Continue reading

In search of a new favourite yarn

I have had a favourite yarn for years – it’s King Cole Superwash Merino 4ply. I used this yarn exclusively when I designed and knitted baby cardigans, jumpers and hats which I sold to high end baby shops. I had a little team of knitters who knitted the items which were then sent them back … Continue reading