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PostStitch Review and *GIVEAWAY*

This month I’ve had the pleasure of trying out a box from the PostStitch. Sporting the very appropriate slogan “A project in a box,” this montly subscription-based knitting club does the legwork for you — compiling the yarn, pattern, and all the tools you need to complete the selected project — so that you can just open your box and knit. 608 more words


red cables for life, kids.

I reached in the last six months the point of officially needing higher quality tools for my knitting. Leading up to this I dabbled in… 463 more words

WIP Wednesday: Socks, Mitts and a Shawl

Yep, it is cold out there. I was thrilled that the driveway finally melted dry yesterday only to discover it covered with an inch of snow on top of a bulletproof layer of ice this morning. 450 more words


Waffled Footsie

I mentioned yesterday I wanted to knit some socks.  I chose the pattern Waffled Footise after seeing it in a photo on Instagram. The eBook has 3 other sock patterns in it too, I’m sure I’ll give them all a go.   349 more words


Product Review: ChiaoGoo US Size 1.5 (2.5mm) 40" Circular Needles

I received a set of ChiaoGoo US Size 1.5 (2.5mm) 40″ circular needles this for Christmas from my oldest.  I had heard good things about these needles — the joins were good, the cable nice and best of all they were pointy.   567 more words


Full steam ahead

And another one bites the dust… woot! I’m actually really happy that I finished these as quickly as I did because of amount of cables and my lack of motivation. 414 more words

Folkestone poppies

Today I went to Folkestone to check out Folkestone Triennial, which is a bunch of artworks scattered around town. I have to say, I wouldn’t call half of it “art”. 145 more words