Category: stash

>Long Overdue

>Just over a week ago MissMalice awarded me the Rockin’ Girl Blogger award & now it’s my time to spread the joy I nominate the following bloggers in no particular order: Library Girl Knits! who is always there to offer advice, good tips & generally for being so lovely and finally Wooly Wormhead for her […]

>Thank you n

>Last week Crafty Threads ‘n’ Yarns forum n of The Yarn Yard offered two balls of Rowan Linen Print free to a good home in exchange for a charitable donation. I asked if I could have it as the colours (Crush:pink & purple) are perfect for DD’s best friend & I’d like to make her […]

>Yummy Yarns Swap

>Last month I left a comment on Ali’s blog on this post as Ali had bought some gorgeous Socks that Rock and I was drooling. So we arranged a swap & I had a great time choosing something for Ali. I sent her a huge list of questions so that I could narrow down what […]

>My Knit Picks order

>My order arrived within a week from the States which I thought was fantastic. The box arrived at work on a day when I was feeling a bit down & sorry for myself with tooth ache & other stresses and it helped to cheer me up When deciding what to buy I changed my mind […]

>Birthday yarn is revealed at last

>Now that CL in Canada has celebrated her birthday I can finally reveal what I got for my birthday from DH: Debbie Bliss: Pure Silk I plan to knit Single Button Cardigan with the cream & either this shrug or Cozy with the purple (I have more of both colours than shown in the photo […]

>Happy Birthday to me!

>Today in England it is St George’s Day & more importantly, to me at least, it’s my birthday. I don’t believe in working on ‘my day’ so took a days holiday from work & planned to just chill but it didn’t quite go to plan. The requirements of a new bathroom interrupted so some time […]


>We’ve been hit by a very unseasonal heatwave & it feels like mid summer at the moment. Very odd for mid April but we haven’t had any rain for weeks & it’s very hot indeed. I spent last Saturday afternoon having fibre fun turning skeins of sock yarn into knitterable balls of yarn: Winding yarn […]

>Unknown yarn

>When I went to Coldspring Mill last week I picked up a bag of beautiful yarn but don’t know what it is: unknown purple yarn It was sold as pure wool & definitely feels like it but I’ll have to do a burn test to be sure. I suspect it might be Twilleys Freedom Spirit […]

>Crazy week

>I’ve had a hell of a week & am finally glad to be back home again. I spent the first 3 days of the week away with work. Lets just say; long days, sore feet, aching back and hotel rooms. Factor in an evacuation of the hotel just as I was dropping off to sleep, […]

>Christmas revisited

>Apart from all the horrible things that have been going on over Christmas we did enjoy ourselves sometimes. DD loved her presents & spent the day dressed in her Goal Keepers outfit. DH has enjoyed his Powerball & Family Guy Xbox game & DVD’s. I was totally spoilt. Firstly by DH who visited my Amazon […]

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