Wool

centenary stitches

September 19, 2014

You may have heard me mention the pattern book for the items I have been knitting recently, this is for the film ‘tell them of us’ many people have put a lot of work into this pattern book and it looks like it is going to be fab! There are loads of pictures to look… Read More

boy’s knitted WW1 jumper ready to go

July 26, 2014

As some of you know I have been knitting for the tell the of us project, I have just completed this boys jumper, I think this is for other things planned along side the film, for ww1 events, i think this jumper is for a boys choir who will be singing songs from the past!… Read More

Back To The Knitting!

June 29, 2014

As you may have noticed I could blog about the faery fest until solstice 2015! But I have had to face that it is over and blog about other things too, I will still have a few blogs about 3 wishes I am sure but for now back to the Knitting. Since being back I… Read More

Colour Matching Yarn To Garments

April 26, 2014

One of the hardest things to do when knitting up items is colour match something perfectly! There are so many shades of one colour out there that you would have thought it would be a piece ‘o’ cake, but by the time you have chosen the weight and the type of yarn, in my case… Read More

Fun Without Yarn!

March 16, 2014

Well after my pondering on when is a good time and place to knit, I headed out to a friends and met a bunch of lovely lady’s for the first time, I met my friend though knitting..well she crochets, we were invited to see her lovely new kitchen and a good old natter with her… Read More

One Step Too Far!?

March 15, 2014

I am one of those people who will knit anywhere, in the obvious places like waiting rooms, car, cafe..even when friends are over for a cuppa and a in depth chat, I will knit while waiting for my children to come out of school and even out on day trips! and up until my daughter… Read More

Just A Few Projects

March 10, 2014

no pictures today I am afraid but the shawl is coming along well, I am nearly done with the stripes…well I have 6 rows left then I can start on the fringe wooo! In other news I am trying my hand at being a hooker! have started a small bag with a Tunisian crochet technique,… Read More

We Have Stripes!

March 5, 2014

It is so nice to be back to my same old knitting self again! I have had a little play about with flowers, petals and i-cords and added some stripes to this shawl, the colour is really nice and the stripes do stand out nicely, the yarn for the stripes does seem to split a… Read More

Shawl for WW1 film Finshed!

March 1, 2014

(picture By Judith Brodnicki) Well that was a horrid few weeks! We are almost back to full health now, I still can’t smell a thing, and keep blowing my nose! but feel so much better, I have lost count of how long we had flu but I know it was/is more than 3 weeks!! So… Read More

Slow Progress!

January 10, 2014

Both children out of the house today and I had thought it would be the perfect time to crack on with this jumper, well I ended up popping down to the shops to pick up the last few birthday pressies for my little monsters, they both needed new trousers! I am very impressed with myself though,… Read More

Little Pixie Stealing My Knitting!

January 6, 2014

Well yesterday I was hoping to finish this doll faery/elf thing I am making, but alas my little pixie stole it from me ! I had finished them and it was all…”oooh my dolly is a butterfly” and “dolly can fly” so I ended up sewing them onto her very loved looking doll! and now… Read More

Replicating A Knitted Garment

December 26, 2013

It was my mother in-laws birthday this month and we popped to her for a visit, we (the family) were throwing her a surprise party so it was our (my husband and myself) job to get her out of the house, this was quite exciting for me, as you know I am a bit obsessed… Read More

The One Thing I Never Have!

December 6, 2013

I am sure most knitters can relate when I say I have stacks of wool and yarn, on shelves, in boxes and crates in bags and quite a bit on the sofa next to me! I have sealed bags of yarn that haven’t ever been opened, balls of new wool, wound balls from some of… Read More

Big Hats for Innocents Campaign

November 12, 2013

knitted up 2 hats for innocents campaign, one child and one adult the pattern is really easy just knit up (I was doing stocking stitch) and decrease for the crown well I say simple but the pattern was wrong so a little ‘fudging’ went on but all turned out ok in the end I started… Read More

package of wool for ww1 knitting

November 5, 2013

I have been waiting for a parcel to arrive with something kindly donated to me by Judith this is for me to knit ww1 knits for the film I mentioned, I can’t wait to get started, I was going to possibly knit some armlets and things that soldiers would have had sent out to them… Read More

Best way to Rip back knitting!

October 27, 2013

I have four sleeves to knit, no not all on one top silly! a child’s jumper and one for myself, it’s getting a bit frustrating as it’s all about sleeves at the moment and it seems like forever, today I had to rip back more than half a sleeve!!! I could have cried! This jumper I… Read More

My number one mess and hassle free way to keep my son quiet

October 26, 2013

My son is messy, noisy,active and well crazy! but i found out, by accident how to keep him quiet and save me a job….who said child labour is bad! yesterday my nan came over for the day, and she brag me lots of goodies 😀  some wool/yarn for me that she won’t use so being… Read More

Child is ill

October 21, 2013

he’s been running a high temperature all weekend and it was clear on Sunday that he would not be going to school, my daughter has gone to “little school” and my husband has gone to the office today (he works from home most days) we have watched a lot of films over the weekend and… Read More

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