So, here’s something new – a vlog! I’m new to all this video business but I really wanted to start something new and this seemed like a lot of fun. Do let me know what you think and what kind of things you’d like to see from me in future episodes. Head over to YouTube… Continue reading Kitty Knits Episode 1: British Knits
I’ve had a couple of exciting bits of news in the past month or so, so I thought I should record that properly as a blog post – two of my patterns have found their way onto the TV, thanks to the lovely folks at LoveKnitting. The first was the Text Santa stocking – this… Continue reading TV Knitting
So, we all know that I’m a reasonably fast knitter, but a while back I got to thinking – wouldn’t it be great if there was a jumper that could be reasonably finished by the average knitter in a week? For those of us with a short attention span, a tight gift-giving deadline or for beginners… Continue reading Knit a sweater in a week? Of course you can!
The eagle-eyed among you will have already spotted that I published a new pattern yesterday – Late Bloom. I’m really proud of this one, so I thought I’d take a few minutes to blog about it and let you know how it came to be! Well, this is a design which came pretty much fully-formed… Continue reading Late Bloom
On 19th August, a small black cat was taken in by the RSPCA. They named her Seren, which is Welsh for Star. She had been found with a cable tie embedded in her neck, which the RSPCA believed to have been a deliberate act of cruelty. I won’t show you a photo of how she… Continue reading Serenity
The above is something I’ve found myself saying far too often. Ironically at first, but over the past year it’s actually come true so it’s no surprise that on the ferry home from Shetland last month, a foxy little design popped into my head. I’d clearly absorbed a little of the taste of Shetland while… Continue reading Foxes are totally the new owls
So, tomorrow I’m going to a Halloween party. It’s Joss Whedon themed. I’ve known about it for MONTHS. I’ve had a few ideas about costumes but only decided a few days ago, opting for the simplest and cheapest. Obviously. OBVIOUSLY that turned up today and it was All Wrong. So I hightailed it to the… Continue reading We interrupt your (ir)regular blog to bring you a post about sewing