See I’m still doing the stuff with the pointy sticks and string. Lace weight yarn from Kirsty at Wharfdale Woolworks and really fine fingerless gloves. Lovely.
………… how to crochet properly. I want to make this flower. by attic24
We all had a swap partner, though we only knew who we were buying for, not who was buying for us. And the time arrived and all the presents were handed out. I had a huge bag with plenty of bright pink tissue paper wrapped presents. The first I unwrapped was a shawlette with owls […]
I have no idea where the past few weeks have gone. They have flown past. Well the long weekend away at York was great, and I loved it so much that I’ve already booked again for next year! There was much knitting, even more talking, and even more laughing. It was good to meet up […]
I’ve had a change of theme in the past few days, just felt like changing the look and some of the clutter and letting the fresh air blow in. I’ve not been around much, I seem to have had a whole week of migraines or headaches. And as I’ve been in bed much of the […]
Last day of the year, how did that happen? There were socks in January Andrews finished Gansey Ceramic exhibitions More knitting My own ceramic work beginning Time spent with Isabel and the other cats whilst recovering from my operation Get well flowers Visits from little people More ceramic fairs More stuff with yarn And my […]
Peach Bloom Red glaze day today. I’ve glazed some round buttons, with patterns, in two sizes, small and medium. They will go very nicely with a cardigan that I will be knitting as soon as I’ve finished the last Christmas sock. I am allowed to make some buttons for myself aren’t I?
Another post of knitting stars. It seems that actress knitters were as happy to knit every where and any where as we are today. Here is Katharine Hepburn and Ginger Rogers chatting and knitting. Ann Sheridan and Bette Davis. Bette seems to be quite the woolaholic as she also crochets. My mum used to sit […]
I found these photographs on a site with lots of stars of the great classic films all knitting, well some crochet, but lots of the woolly stuff in evidence. I thought I’d share some with you occasionally. This is the wonderful Bette Davis, on the left crocheting, and her stand, Sally Sage, in on the […]
Yes I’m now on Christmas socks pair number 2. I’m not far off this sock being done, and in a short while I’ll be two full pairs done. I can’t get the colour right with the flash, and it’s too dark to see other wise. It’s a wet and gloomy day here, and I’ve had […]