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A time to dye

The two packets of Kool-Aid I bought in Birmingham recently have been on my mind this week. I wanted to use them to dye a small amount of my natural-coloured silk 4-ply yarn in rainbow colours, to enable me to make a… 815 more words


The Knitsonik Stranded Colourwork Sourcebook

I suspect many of you will now know that my good friend Felicity Ford’s fabulous new tome, The Knitsonik Stranded Colourwork Sourcebook has just been published! 387 more words


Saturday Mornings

Now that I’m working 7-12 on Friday mornings, Saturdays have become my favorite days of the week.  I love waking up at 8, far before most other people in the dorm do, and walking down the silent halls.   422 more words

Quarterly Button Day?

February Button Day became March Button Day became April Button Day… so I’m beginning to think that a Quarterly Button Day might work better. If nothing else it will give me time to make things with my buttons! 259 more words



Thanks to a small army of friends and family I am now moved into my flat.

Also, the bathroom has a shower and is sans cooker! 158 more words


Bitesize Blanket

My ‘get myself back into knitting’ project is a baby blanket for my nephew, Baby Conan, who will be joining us toward the end of the year. 207 more words


Shark Tooth Shawl

This pattern is the love child of several scarves/shawls I’ve made over the past couple of years – most notably Wingspan and Hitcher. I wanted something small and lightweight, easy to tuck into a coat or wear around the shoulders in the chilly airconned office in summer. 98 more words