Tagged: yarn

Blogtober 2021 : Day 10

Today, I have washed and mended my car seat belt cover. I have done other things as well, such as my menu plan for the week – I do this for a while and...

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...

What a week!

Hello to you!  It’s Saturday and phew, what a week it has been!   I don’t want to write a whole post of doom and gloom so I’m going to start by showing you a...

A pair of blue variegated socks with solid blue cuffs, heels and toes are modelled to look like a mermaid's tail. There is a bag of shells to the left and a ceramic starfish to the right of the socks.

Spotted somewhere in the north west …

A strange creature with a mermaid-like tail … or perhaps they were just feet in brand new socks! I am so pleased to have these socks off the needles and onto my feet!  It...

Edinburgh Yarn Festival

I was sitting at Edinburgh Waverley station on Sunday afternoon, knitting my sock and waiting for my platform to be announced, when the lady next to me leaned over and said, “Have you been...

The end is in sight

Normally, the words “the end is in sight” are met with huge relief, but this time they refer to the end of the school holidays and small daughter is not relieved at all.  We’ve...

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