11 Confessions of A Knitter

11 Confessions of A Knitter

If you have been following me on social media it’s no secret that I have been sick and lost my knitterly mojo. So today on the blog is a bit of whimsy and why not add your own ‘confession’ in the comments or if you’re brave enough admit to the...
My Favorite Knits

My Favorite Knits

I am still in my knitting funk so I thought that I would share some of my favourite knits with all of you in the hope that by sharing, my knitting ability will come flooding back. I’ve even realised that I haven’t been updating my Ravelry notebook either...
Those Quiet Mornings

Those Quiet Mornings

Those quiet mornings that start at dawn where the promise of a great day begins. You know those ones where the birds are singing and sunlight is filtering through the curtains? Those ones that follow with your child’s laughter breaking through the birdsong, not...
The Great Elf Hunt

The Great Elf Hunt

This week has slowly been getting worse. It started out fantastic with my daughters birthday and went from bad (site deletion) to worse (mums aren’t allowed to be sick you know that right?) So I thought I could share a snippet of my daughters birthday with all...
Knitting Funk – The Evil Sleeves

Knitting Funk – The Evil Sleeves

I don’t know about all of you but knitting sleeves is the hardest part of garment knitting for me and even harder when I am doing the garment bottom up. I have no idea why but I always procrastinate. The actual knitting of the sleeves is usually painless and...
Chemistry Versus Creativity

Chemistry Versus Creativity

It’s a funny thing being both a scientist and a creative and until two days ago I would only have described myself as one of those things. I have a curious, analytical and creative mind. It’s a beautiful thing to be able to physically see the beauty in...
Ellie & Ada – The Interview

Ellie & Ada – The Interview

Today I thought we could take a look at Laura Hogan aka the person behind Ellie & Ada. If you have been following the blog for a while you would have seen lots from Laura as I personally love her work. Laura was the first hand-dyer I ever met and the first skein...
The Small Following

The Small Following

Yesterday I posted a tweet saying that I missed a blog from a professional writer. It’s true I do but he isn’t gone from the blogging world, he’s here and in fact now he has a following of over 100K a month and is doing incredibly well for himself....
Gamer Crafting Yarns – The Interview

Gamer Crafting Yarns – The Interview

You all know how much I love the yarn industry and that I like to bring us all a little closer by sharing some questions with independent dyers and designers with all of you. If you are part of the members-only area of the site you would have seen Angelina’s...
Do You Know Yourself?

Do You Know Yourself?

  A funny thing happened from a week of writing using prompts, this blog has started to feel a little more like home, like the comfortable place I wanted it to be. That place where I could practice my writing and share my thoughts and have tea with an old friend....