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Book Review: 'Knitlandia' by Clara Parkes

Going back to my roots today with a good old fashioned book review!

I was already familiar with Clara Parkes before starting Knitlandia; I got the… 426 more words

Book Review

Thoughts of the day

I’ve had another busy day again at least I have managed to make time for some blogging. My latest project is coming on slowly, I am decreasing for the arms now, there may be less stitches on the needle but it does not grow any faster. 87 more words

Green and Leafy Days

It’s in the middle of August already. Perhaps I’m still getting used to the British weather, sometimes I wake up in the morning and feel so chilly that I wonder if summer has left us without saying goodbye. 846 more words


Marshland Round Up

In order to create Strange Brew Emily and I spend a LOT of time swatching colour combinations and motifs. Some sweaters just took a swatch or 2, others took 3-4 full adult size yoke attempts to get it just right (I’m looking at you… 292 more words


Boxy Separation

I am at the sleeve separation in my Worsted Boxy I forgot to move my progress keeper from earlier this week but I know I added roughly three and a half inches of stockinette to get to the desired length. 129 more words


Ugh Times Two!

My day has some lovely parts, but it also had a couple that just got to me!


After stepping on the scale this morning there was no escaping that I needed to get back to routine. 323 more words


Prayer Shawl

Today, I want to share about prayer shawls. Nine years ago, a prayer shawl ministry was formed in our church, St. Bartholomew faith community in Wayzata, MN. 304 more words