Bowl cosies

The bowlcosy. Still waiting for my new @hansencraftsminispinner It has been stuck in customs for 10 days and from time to time they send me a request for some more info. It’s just a case of waiting. During that waiting time I have made 2 bowl cosies by @helenscloset. The fabric was tucked away for … Continue reading Bowl cosies

Mini spinner

This week has seen me carve up my stash further and I have been tidying drawers in the kitchen. Asked how I was I replied ‘fine’ although he knows I am not. My espinner developed an issue and I cannot spin at the moment. It’s part of my daily routine and although I have used … Continue reading Mini spinner


September, a slight chill in the mornings. Officially ‘ get the wool out’ this month. The week has been dedicated to healing for me and reflecting on summer. Do you still feel a new start feeling in September that coincides with the start of the school year? A feeling to knit a hat and slumber, … Continue reading September


Commiting to using local to me resources means exploring what fibre sources are available to me within a 100 mile radius. @jarbontextiles John Arbonne Textiles fits that completely for knitting as well as spinning and the palette is in harmony with nature around me. The shawl is Drucilla, crochet made out of Devonia a blend … Continue reading Devonia


Waiting for autumn by Isabel Kraemer is my pattern of voice for using the lovely fluff from Honerocheir. If you are not familiar with this fibre, it’s produced in a small mill in Sweden, comes still with lanolin in it and has rather beautiful colours to choose from. I support Caroline Patreon and it’s a … Continue reading Honerocheir

Fluffy souvenirs.

Another gift from a son from his travels. He visited Peru Macchu Pichu and thought he would bring me back some Alpaca. So glad to get some lesser known to me yarns and although travelling is not on my agenda yet, so nice to squish a few balls of fibre. With @knitstars concentrating on Alpaca … Continue reading Fluffy souvenirs.


This week is a bit different as it’s too hot to work with my hands do no knitting or spinning. Probably why years ago they would knit and spin in winter when there was no garden work , harvesting and preserving to be done. It’s a rest week for me as energy is quite low … Continue reading Break