Did you hear that gong sound? Yesterday at noon GMT. That gong signalled the close of the ludicrously generous yarn giveaway by Wool And The Gang on this blog. At the time, I was sitting in the garden at my good friend Selma’s home, discussing future yarn-related projects with and sipping cordial. Man, that gong was loud. A heartfelt thank you to all 195 of you who entered. (Smallprint: as stated in the competition details, email addresses from everyone who entered will be Continue Reading
Outdoors Knows It’s Pretty
You’ve still got time (just!) to enter the Wool And The Gang yarn giveaway! Just head over here… Meanwhile, I’ve been all over the place – knitting a bit of this, crocheting a bit of that, drifting from room to room, bumping into members of the household whom I’d forgotten existed... “Great uncle Mortimer! Heavens, I haven’t seen you since the Great Tidying Up of ’96! How the very devil are you, ol’ bean? What’s that you say? Huh? Oh. What, that cupboard there? The one with the hefty lock on Continue Reading
The Moo-Cowl Pattern. AKA Simon The Cowl.
Before we knuckle down to the knitting, allow me to remind you that the absurdly overgenerous Wool And The Gang (WATG) giveaway touted in my previous post is still very much w-i-d-e open for business. Can I just say how much I've loved reading your warm, witty, woolly comments on that thread? Do pop over and enter (but only if you fancy a stonk-load of soft, fluffsome, chunky, Peruvian, pure wool in shades of your choice – no pressure). Oh and whilst you’re entering, I’d be most eternally Continue Reading
Ludicrously Generous Yarn Giveaway, Right Here
So. Today, we have a giveaway of such monumental extravagance that the Plausibility Police are after me because it surely can't be true. And yet it is. :-) Some of you will no doubt have heard of those fine fibrous folks at Wool And The Gang, yes? Well it turns out that they're rather generous as well as being super-friendly. I've had to keep this a secret these past few weeks, but they contacted me recently in order to hatch a little plan. No wait, that's a lie, it's a big plan. It's the sort Continue Reading