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...
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...
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...
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...
Tour de Fleece 2017

Tour de Fleece 2017

This morning it’s quiet and you can hear the birds singing around the cottage. This is the time of day that I love to plan ahead. If you have been following along with the podcast episodes then you have heard me mention this year’s Tour de Fleece or TDF...
Knit-Working: World Wide Knit In Public Day

Knit-Working: World Wide Knit In Public Day

  Earlier this week I wrote a post on community and the difference that Bloom Fringe made in one weekend. Today I wanted to highlight the craft community; I said in that post, that what you do with your life matters, the choices that you make help to build a...
The Leap into Full Time Blogging

The Leap into Full Time Blogging

  That’s a really nice idea, right? Being at home and working full time on content creation. Picture me sitting at an old desk with the sun streaming in from my beautiful manicured garden with tended raised beds that support us in food throughout the year....
Commit to Knit in June

Commit to Knit in June

As the summer rolls in I aways get excited about lazy sunny days and knitting and spinning outdoors. I dream about World Wide Knit in Public Day (WWKIP) which is held on June 10th this year, as I get to sit and chat in person with all the knitters I get to interact...