Tag Archive: Yarn

Ripples

I have been making waves on Sherkin Island this weekend – thanks to the lovely Lucy at Attic24 and her pattern for a Cottage Ripple Blanket.  This crochet project has sustained me through the winter months, and… Continue reading

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

Clickety clack

It has been a while since I’ve picked up my knitting needles. I found this simple tea cosy pattern here and really enjoyed making it. Moss stitch is lovely but quite unforgiving! Never… 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

Granny Square Eyes

I started this ‘Springtime Throw’ in November and although the pattern suggested 432 squares for a full-sized throw, I felt burnt out after 108 and decided that it would make a lovely baby blanket instead.… 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