First Finish

I’m so happy to share my first finish of 2017 using yarn that I’ve had stashed for ages.  Behold the Aiskew Mittens: I cannot express quite how much I love these mittens.  Sometimes you find a project that is so enjoyable to knit that you’re almost sorry when you’ve finished.  The pattern by Coopknits is… Continue reading First Finish


We’ve had a cold snap this week which I’ve loved.  There was a chance of snow but it bypassed us – too near the sea I suppose – but it has been cold and icy.  With this as inspiration I knitted ‘frosty’ the hat for my youngest:     As mentioned previously I’m trying to… Continue reading Frosty

Happy New Year

I love January. My Christmas tree comes down on New Year’s Eve every year as I like to start the new year in a tidy and uncluttered state.  I like the trappings of the last year left behind in preparation for the newness of January.  There is something refreshing and energizing about January in my… Continue reading Happy New Year