Hi friends, and happy Thursday!
First, I wanted a say a big thank you to everyone whose read and commented on posts so far this summer. I’ve been rubbish at replying to comments (I think I’m just about caught up now), but I do read and appreciate each one. With the pressure of finishing, together with lots of good busy-ness, my time in this space has suffered. I’m looking forward to a quiet fall, when I’ll have time to catch up on all the lovely blog posts I’ve missed, and we can chat lots about woolly sweaters and autumnal things.
Continue reading “Nature’s Shades-along (and a bit of news)”
Hi friends! I thought I’d pop in with a quick post about my Incunabula Cardigan. No, it’s not done …
Continue reading “That’s a Wrap”
I don’t know about the rest of you (in the Northern Hemisphere, at least!) but from where I sit, winter doesn’t seem to be going anywhere fast. The days are (thankfully!) getting a bit longer, but the cold, wind, and damp are very much alive and well. And the hat I keep reaching for again and again is my recently completed Bracken Beanie, which I was lucky enough to test knit for the very talented Jenni Barrett. And good news — if you need a scrummy hat to keep you and yours warm during the winter that’s still to come, the pattern is now available on Ravelry!
Continue reading “Finished Object: Bracken Beanie!”
Hi friends! Hope you’ve been enjoying a peaceful and restful holiday. A few weeks ago, I mentioned I was hoping to take part in Knit British Wool Exploration, and today, I’m ready to talk about my first swatch (not a moment too soon as the deadline for reviews is tomorrow!)
Continue reading “Wool Exploration 1 :: North Ronaldsay”
Happy first day of October! I don’t know about you, but the temperatures are dropping and I want to cast on for everything (even more than usual). Between the excitement of Yarndale and the new yarns and patterns that are being released daily, it’s easy to lose one’s head a bit. Continue reading “Good Intentions Club”