Adventures in Yarn Dyeing, Part One

Last week I tried two things for the very first time: drafting a bodice block and dyeing yarn.  It’s safe to say I’ll be doing both again! My not-so-new job has kept me away from posting regularly like I used to, but it’s been a crazy, eventful and educational nine months in post and I…

Hello from the other side…

Hello!  Guess who?? I didn’t mean to be away for this long, but I’m slowly beginning to resurface after being sucked into the new job I was so gleefully happy to get 7 or 8 months ago.  There’s been loads of hard work and several students, staff and machines to look after; rewarding, but I…

New knitting classes for autumn/winter 2015

Hello!  Finally, a little post for you all.  Apologies for the radio silence but the start of term has been manic, coupled with a steep learning curve.  I have been at UWL just over two months but am having to bluff a little when it comes to being and feeling part of the furniture.  I’m…

My Day at the Makelight Photography Studio

Last Saturday I went to the Makelight Studio to attend a photography workshop hosted by Emily Quinton and Kate from A Playful Day.  I have been wanting to learn how to take better pictures for ages, so when fellow blogger Katie at BeNourishd tagged me on Instagram to say there’d be a workshop aimed at…

1 jumper, 4 WIPs

Drum roll please…the Brannagh jumper is finished! It’s been a while since I’ve completed a garment within a month.  This was ready to go before the end of August, but I got caught up with things over the bank holiday weekend and didn’t have time to write a post.  You can find out my more…