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Six Things I Learned At My Spinning Retreat

As a beginning spinner I am always learning things that surprise me.  I attended a spinning retreat in Northern Indiana recently and some things I learned amazed me. 485 more words


The ongoing tale of the tail

I started working on the mermaid tail on Saturday 30th January and have worked on it almost every day since. I stupidly forgot to photograph my progress during the first few days, but started documenting it on Thursday 4th February after I had completed 50 rows: 308 more words


Purple Yarn

Yesterday I was in the main office/stockroom and noticed a few purples near to each other, which took my fancy. So today I give you: a gallery of purple yarn. 79 more words


Stripey sleeves

Wrist warmers in the making! Attic24 as always provided me with a fabulous pattern/idea, so here’s what I have so far. I love the colours and it’s so fast to put together. 14 more words


Birthday Wishes

With my birthday approaching, only a month away, mixed with my new found love for all things handdyed and ravelry. Here are a few things I am hoping the birthday fairy may bring. 458 more words


Correcting a wrong stitch

Just after Christmas, with time on my hands, I sorted through the oddments of yarn in my yarn drawer and found some James C Brett, Baby Marble DK, shade BM5 which I had previously bought to make this… 435 more words


Valentine's Day Inspiration

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, we’d like to share some of our favourite yarn, colours and patterns inspired by the day of love, all of which are certainly Cupid-approved! 349 more words