A skein of pink yarn lies across a knitting pattern on a wooden garden table next to a glass of lemonade

Back to school week

Hello hello, how are you doing?  Another week has flown past, hasn’t it? Thank you for taking the time to comment on last week’s post on avoiding colour pooling and flashing both here and on...

A pair of blue variegated socks on wooden sock blockers against a white wooden board background. There is a shell and a ceramic starfish next to the socks.

Avoiding colour pooling and flashing on sock gussets

There’s something very exciting about knitting with a variegated yarn and seeing how the colours turn out – often it’s not at all how you’d expect! Take a look at the pair of Mermaid’s...

A pair of green, blue, pink, red and purple sparkly socks modelled on feet. The model is surrounded by tinsel, baubles and rolls of gift ribbon.

Vintage Tinsel – WYS Christmas 2021 yarn

Psst!  I know it’s a bit early to be talking about Christmas, but would you like to see something new? You would?  I thought so! Ta dah! These socks are called Twinkle Toes and...

The surfing wave is half way across the photo now, the surfer is riding the wave and the beginners are still waiting!

Snowdonia summer holiday

Hello! How are you doing?  We were on holiday last week – oh, doesn’t it feel good to be able to say that again?! We went to Snowdonia, an area in Wales which is...

Thunder and sunshine

In the last week, we’ve had ALL the weather from the most amazing thunderstorms to lovely warm sunshine again.  The British weather has always been – shall we say – unpredictable, but the way it’s...

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