This year's Stylecraft Blog Tour has been fun so far. If you've been following along, you'll have seen all sorts of pretty knits and hookings, each one designed by one of the Stylecraft Blogstars, and each reflecting its designer's style and personality. Clearly my own personality is 'Woman who likes looking at dead stuff that drops off trees in autumn'. Thank you for your comments about the pattern (available for free, here). For those of you who asked, I'm going to produce it as a pdf so Continue Reading
Occasionally, life flings me a hint that the knitting/crochet thing may be getting out of hand... but I do my best to ignore such clues, and get on with choosing which WIP I can work on whilst giving birth to any future children.* The other day brought one such hint. I took the twinnage to a children's theatre group,** and when we arrived, part of the floor was covered by those bright, interlocking, floppy mats that babies and toddlers can play on. They were a bit like these:- My children's Continue Reading
Fancy A Hefty Discount On Some Gorgeous Knitting Patterns?
Good morning, yarn-loving friends. May I bend your ear about something exciting, please? (It involves knitting and saving money: you're going to like it.) Sorry folks: discount has now expired. There's a designer of seriously stylish knitwear out there and if she's not already on your radar, she really should be. (Nobody is paying me to say this, I promise.) When I first saw her work, I gasped. I wish I could have shown her designs to the woman who once said to me, "You knit?! Oh... so do Continue Reading