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A new obsession?

Last week a dear yarnie friend of mine (aren’t they the best kind? ­čśŹ) invited me over for a spinning lesson! I was so excited! I had fairytale┬ávisions and (for some reason!) imagined that I would instantly be good at it and it would be super relaxing.. 206 more words


A Pleasant Day

Every once in awhile, our knitting group spends a┬álovely Saturday or Sunday afternoon in town drinking tea, eating cake, and generally just hanging out. It’s always pleasant and relaxing. 111 more words


An ode to Stephen West...

Ok so I use the word ‘ode’ loosely.. But yeah.. Don’t we all love our Stephen?!
He is a pattern writing genius.. As anyone who has knit the Doodler can vouche! 210 more words


Crafting resolutions

Well crafters… It’s all over for another year! I kinda epically failed at Christmas, I gave my one and only handmade gift to my stepdaughter on… 198 more words


Put a little love in your heart

Last Wednesday was our annual gift swap, and what a swap it was.

Everyone had a budget and you had to include yarn and a handmade item. 37 more words


Knitting and Stitching.. Missed trains and enhanced stashes!

Friday morning saw us set out on our annual excursion to Dublin for ‘the knitting and stitching show’.. Although it didn’t begin well for my 5 month old and I.. 606 more words


The phases of the loom... Or needles..

I’ve come to the realisation that a knitter goes though many phases… Depending on what’s going on in their life at any given time. For example when I started down this crazy path not all that terribly long ago it was all about the toys! 238 more words