project :: all wound up

Early this summer, I was happy and delighted to be asked to knit some samples for my favourite yarn shop All Wound Up. I joke that's my local LYS even though it's in another country. I had to keep these projects under wraps until the Christmas showcase that happened last weekend, and so now I'm … Continue reading project :: all wound up

Fall Shawls

Okay, I think I'm good with autumnal shawls this year. I've been on a craze lately finishing wips, starting new shawls, spontaneously buying yarn for another... With the cooler weather around here now, I find that I'm usually wrapped up in a shawl so they all are definitely being used! For my watercolour mood: my … Continue reading Fall Shawls

13/52 : 2017

I'm happy and I'm sad to report that I finished my ZickZack. Happy because now I can wear it and it's fabulous... sad because it's finished and I miss knitting the two different coloured balls together and seeing new colour combinations appear. It was like magic. On the advice of my sister, who came up … Continue reading 13/52 : 2017

05/52 – 2017

Another crazy week. We had glorious sunny weather, we had snow. The news continues to make me sick, but I love hearing all the good work that people are doing to fight for what is right. Knitting and crocheting keeps me sane, as well as walking. I wear a Fitbit and I love keeping track … Continue reading 05/52 – 2017

Vintage Needles

A number of years ago, my friend Nancy gave me her mother's needle collection... mainly straight needles and a few dpns. I keep them in a jar in my craft room, but hardly ever use straight needles. I love my circulars for most projects. But when I started this project, the ZickZack Scarf, it seemed … Continue reading Vintage Needles