Have you experienced that feeling when you've known something for so long (basically, forever) that you're scarcely even consciously aware of it any more? There is a reason why I'm asking. Having finally given in to the temptation to learn to spin, and having instantly found it absorbing and addictive, my mum (Mother Twisted) had to remind me of something that I've known in the very back of my mind forever: I come from a long line of professional weavers, so there's a certain amount of fibre Continue Reading
So Who Has Won Edward’s Crochet Imaginarium?
Another week, and another giveaway closes. I'm truly sorry that this one was UK-only but don't worry international folk, there'll be plenty more sharing-the-yarn-around to come. So, do you remember me introduciing this marvellous book that's just been published? Within these flip-book pages, you'll find everything you need to design and create the unique monster of your dreams - or nightmares. Up to you. A couple of weeks ago, I posted a review with a contest to win a copy of this fine Continue Reading
Giveaway Review: Edward’s Crochet Imaginarium
And another review with a giveaway! Wa-hey! (This is part of a blog tour organized by Pavilion Books - more on that at the bottom of this post.) So I'm guessing you've noticed that there are lots of knitting and crochet books around these days. Like, loads. If you're as untidy as I am, you probably trip over a pile of them every single time you stand up to water the cat. (See those bruises on my shins? They're knit-book-related injuries. Life is tough.) Some of these publications are more Continue Reading