Easter weekend and other stuff

There’s definitely been a sense of newness, or preparing for things to come in my corner of the world over the last few weeks, and I’m looking forward to stuffing them into future posts wherever possible.  I’ll say now that there’s been a change or two that will affect my output of designs, but don’t…

Turning Wrinkles into Smiles

Happy new year dear readers!  I hope you all had a lovely festive season.  I did, and spent a lot of time sleeping like a cat.  I’ve known a number of kittens over the years, and wondered why they felt the need to sleep so much.  I’ve found that naps are quite nice!  Sorry if…

Forensic Knitting – or, a Christmas yarn story

Forensic (adj): relating to or denoting the application of scientific methods and techniques to the investigation of crime This is a bit of a geeky post, but I hope you enjoy it all the same!  I was inspired to write it because I am one of the many knitters in the world making a Christmas…

December Knitting

It has been a busy few weeks!  The weather has made a decisive turn and I thought I’d update you on a couple of projects I’ve been knitting lately.  I have been so busy teaching workshops and planning things for next year – mainly exciting things! – that it has been difficult to find time…

The story of my crafty hands

A long overdue post!  I’m sorry it’s taken me a while to write again.  I have been gearing up for a busy fortnight of teaching and there have been some new prospects on the horizon, which is lovely and means that, work-wise, things are moving in the right direction :-).  But it does mean that…

Bite off more than you can chew…and then chew like hell

The title of this post sums me up in many ways, besides explaining why there have been a few weeks between this and my previous post!  For as long as I can remember, I have been keen on shovelling as much food into my mouth as possible, making my cheeks bulge like a squirrel or…