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Knitting Workshops (or back to school with bobbles, cables, lace and fair isle).

Hello lovely people and welcome back to the next instalment of “what I did this Summer” and this one is all about going back to school.   562 more words


Finishing August!

This blog post is running a little late tonight because I am learning how to sew! I finally caught my Mom in a good mood and asked her to teach me how to mend some pants. 427 more words

September calling

September is a magical month for birdwatchers. Autumn migration is under way throughout the month, and the mix of migrants changes as the month progresses from birds which originate in Europe to those from further away. 99 more words

Thorny Topics

Fair Isle is en vogue and in Vogue!

Vogue has a new look and deserves a new look if you are one of these knitters who found it too esoteric, filled with patterns both complicated and “vague” (an epithet for Vogue characterizing the sometimes difficult-to-follow patterns found within).  61 more words

What's Going On At The Shop?

Focus on Fair Isle

This winter I am focusing on one technique that I really want to hone in.

Fair Isle.

I’ve finished a hat, which rekindled my love of the technique. 72 more words