Holes in the heels of my stash socks and a darner I am not.
So I bought these..
..and now have this. No holes (that you can see) and no darning. 8 more words
2 days, 11 hours
The Polished Button
My Dad asked me to darn his socks the other day. No really, I’ve not slipped back a century, and they did need doing! (Not cheap cotton ones, but thick walking type ones, so not a total time waster!) 210 more words
3 days, 10 hours
MarvelKnits, reasoning with wool
I finished the shawl Colour Craving for my friend. I blocked it and it looks really goor, if I do say so myself.
All that remained were the finishing touches: a dropped stitch. 399 more words
5 days, 14 hours
I’m grateful for thread and needle
Such very useful tools
The needles come in a little pack
And the thread comes on those spools
My buttons need reattaching… 39 more words
2 weeks, 5 days
Look! I Made Stuff
Well, readers, I don’t have a finished sweater for you today, but I do have a really good excuse. (Well, it’s a really good excuse if you’re a YA lit nerd like me. 231 more words
A couple of weeks ago I returned from Shetland Wool Week. I was invited to run two darning workshops, and to present the works-in-progress of the… 963 more words
1 month, 1 week
The Bandanna Almanac
This is the third set of items that Narita-san and I have finished. The temperature has finally started to fall and it is time we brought out the wools and flannels. 189 more words