Sitting around the tables with the tea, the knitting and the conversation all flowing we often turn to the same topic – Wouldn’t it be great if… This is generally followed by something like “they made all kids learn how to knit again”, or “there was the perfect cafe with the perfect lighting and free […]
I’ve joined a stashdown group with the wonderful Dublin knitters. First step – get a handle on how much stash you actually have. This is mine. It’s all logged and photographed and it turns out that I have a total of 68km. This is not an excessive stash. I’ve only been at it for 2 […]
Week 1 of 2013 runs from December 31st, 2012 to January 6th 2013. We’re still in Germany this week. 20121231 – Katja loves playtime with Opa. It’s actually interesting that she totally recognised Oma and Opa even though she last saw them a couple of months ago. All down to Skype. 20130101 – Nomnom bubbles! […]
Today I met up with a few fellow knitters for a trip to Glasgow and the Glasgow School of Yarn which is run by the Yarn Cake there. As it was an early start, the normally bustling street where I caught my bus was eerily quiet. After a train trip that seemed over in no […]
So there I was in John Lewis with a pile of yarn to move to the checkout and no basket. What to do? Luckily I had a very able helper on hand to assist! And thankfully it’s all superwash so the drool didn’t cause any problems!
That went a lot faster than I thought it would – yes, I’ve managed to pick my next project. In fact I think I’ve picked my next two projects. This is a huge achievement, normally it takes me a week to pick a project, not a day. I tend to umm and ahh about which […]
It is generally understood that if you learn too much about something, so much that you understand how it works, that you become a snob. It is generally thought that this is a Bad Thing. I disagree. Strongly. And I’m going to explain why using a couple of examples. Yarn. My first example is yarn. […]