Tag Archive: wool

Twisted Threads

This day last week I was in textile heaven, wandering around the Knitting & Stitching Show at Alexandra Palace in London. My head was in a whirl (or was it a whorl?) as I ricocheted from… Continue reading

Knitty gritty

Yes, it’s time for some woolly nonsense again. I had a certain little person in mind when starting out on this cardigan and although it arrived several weeks after her second birthday, she was… Continue reading

Stitch ‘n’ Beach (2)

Strand of wool Now that I’m on Sherkin Island for two weeks, I am doing one of my favourite things. I’ve had this red wool for too long now so I have started… Continue reading

A trip to Dublin

I was fortunate to have two whole hours to myself in Dublin recently so I made a conscious decision to avoid High Street shops and follow my heart instead. So what, I hear… Continue reading

The travelling crochet hook

Up, up and away with my beautiful crochet hook. Where I go, it follows. Isn’t it amazing that I haven’t once been stopped by security at airports? Knitting needles aren’t allowed in hand… Continue reading

The Mad Hatter

Call it a kink or a quirk of nature in me but when it comes to knitting and crocheting, I’m a bit gung ho. As soon as I see something I’d like to… Continue reading

Stitch ‘n’ beach

Knitting and crocheting on the beach is one of life’s little pleasures. On a dull and damp June Bank Holiday weekend, I stashed the knitting needles in my bag and headed off to Silver Strand.… Continue reading

Going around in circles (3)

Okay, this is beginning to sound like a scratched record. The circle theme is definitely coming to an end now, I promise! I just want to say that there’s something very therapeutic about crocheting in… Continue reading