GIVEAWAY NOW CLOSED. Thank you for all your entries. Results are on their way... So... what shall we do today? How about a book review with a giveaway? Does that sound OK? Introducing A Stash Of One's Own, an anthology of musings about yarn collections, edited by Clara Parkes. At first I thought I was the wrong person to write this review, because for all that I love yarn, and knitting, and crochet, I have near-zero desire for stash. (Sorry. I do realize that this makes me a Continue Reading
Yarn. Lots and lots of oddments of yarn.
Another post while the monster rainbow afghan grows and grows. And grows. :-) There's a bit of a problem in my study. A bit of mission creep. The study is supposed to be home for all my work stuff (psychology books, journals, etc), and all my writing stuff, plus a spot of tedious admin. And all the sombre, brooding pictures that the Stoic Spouse dislikes. And my geology books and some of my fossils and rock specimens, the ones that would be small enough for the twinnage to use as food or Continue Reading
Now, I'm about to write something that will alienate about 105% of the fibre community. Please don't hate me. I'm fairly nice, really. You might even like me if we met at a party. Here's the thing, though: I don't understand the concept of stash. No, that wasn't a typo. I meant it. I. Don't. Understand. Stash. Yes, yarn is beautiful. Yarn is lovely. Yarn is squishable. Yarn is comforting. Yarn inspires possibilities. And yes, if someone popped round tomorrow to fill my house with Continue Reading