Cameo

Cameo's been on my knit list for what feels like forever. A friend has mentioned making several and I'd always liked how it looks. I've also had a gradient I spun some years back which I'd been waiting for the right project for. This year I've challenged myself to use some of my precious yarns... Continue Reading →

Scrappy Tickseed Socks

Tickseed is a pattern by Mylene Pijpers. It was featured as a bonus pattern after round 4 during the 2020 Sock Madness competition. As soon as I saw it I knew I wanted to make these. Using them as a base for my scrappy yarn project was an interesting challenge. Changing yarns every 7 rows... Continue Reading →

WIP: Anarchist Socks

Key Details Started: 14 November 2020Finished: Cast On: Alternate Cable cast onBind Off: Modifications/Pattern NotesUsing smaller needles than the pattern states. I prefer stockinette in 2.25mm and therefore went up to the 68st size to get closer to my normal sock foot size. The colourwork on the heel wasn't plentiful enough to justify a looser... Continue Reading →

Rubbish Mojitos

Annie dog in Rubbish Mojitos I've been wanting to make a Woolly Wormhead design for ages. I had some medical matters to get through which were a bit daunting. To take my mind off things a little I decided to put a hat on the needles. Hats are great as portable projects as they're typically... Continue Reading →

2021 Planner Planning

My planning history For several years I've kept a paper diary in conjunction with a digital calendar. I enjoy having a diary with me, to jot things down in, track things from several places together and to refer to quickly without having to deal with my phone. I like writing and making a diary nice... Continue Reading →

2020 Small Business Support

Kicking this list off early in 2020 and adding to it as I go. The particular details listed may change as the year passes. I'm including all small businesses I've given business to, would like to and encourage you to if possible. As of late February Etsy implemented a predatory policy change that charges stores... Continue Reading →

2019 Business Round up

Just in time for the festive season I've started building my list of small businesses and select MLM (multi-level marketing) I've supported in the past, would happily support in the future and encourage you to consider if you're a gift giving sort. Or possibly looking for things to put on you own wish list. Below... Continue Reading →

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