2015 Crafty Disaster No. 1


It’s only three weeks in and I’ve already hit my first craft disaster of the year! This does not bode well.. Now I have a confession. I didn’t swatch. Instead I was cocky and figured that as I’ve done some colourwork in this yarn before and got gauge with that there wasn’t any point. And […]

Week 2 – Christmas is over


Christmas is over. And as per tradition here on the 5th or thereabouts most people pulled down their Christmas tree and decorations and dumped the tree next to their bin for collection by the council. I have two issues with this. The first is that, well look at that tree – so much green left […]

Hello 2015

Reading together

Welcome to 2015! Yes, here I am again trying to get this blog thing going properly. Last year was a bit of a fizzer in blog terms. I couldn’t even reliably post a single monthly post of pics so how on earth I figured I’d handle a 10 week long project is totally beyond me! […]

The Xmas Xclutter Challenge Week 3 – with offset


Oops, I seemed to have missed posting last week. In my defence it was a combination on lack of computer (now fixed – yay!), migraines and small people needing attending to that found me completely forgetting what day it was! So, our challenge last week was “outside” and I went about gathering things that could […]

Follow Friday – Tat-ology


Tat-ology is the blog belonging to Fox, a Canadian who has only been tatting for 6 years as I write this. Her output is amazing and ever so inspirational. Filled with gorgeous pictures of incredible tatting, this blog is certainly a pick-me-up and always inspires me to reach for my shuttles. The size of some […]

The Xmas Xclutter Challenge Week 2


So, how did you go with the first week of the Xmas Xclutter Challenge? You can see my box of “smalls” themed items above. I did a complete clear out of all of my smalls drawers, it’s amazing how much space I have there now. I also cleared out my “nails” drawer to get rid […]

Follow Friday – Needle Tatting and Other Nonsense


Needle Tatting and Other Nonsense – The Musings of a Tattooed Needle Tatter is the website of the intensely talented Pamela Quevedo, known as TotusMel. Pamela is a stay at home Mum who is home schooling her children and also a very creative needle tatter. Her amazing creations have certainly inspired many new tatters around […]


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