Inspired by books

Where Miss Marple and Poor Mrs Norris meet? I have been enjoying audiobooks this month including Harry Potter and an Agatha Christie murder mystery while combining it with St Mary Mead by Olivia Villarreal and yarn by Norah George called ‘ Poor Mrs Norris’. I picked a contrast yarn from West Yorkshire Spinners from my … Continue reading Inspired by books

Working out stash

Stashdiving on a rainy day The weather here is very unseasonal and on a cold and rainy day, having been accused again that my stash was getting out of control, I set out to spend an afternoon with my gold . It required some paperbags, a trawl for patterns on Ravelry and a bit of … Continue reading Working out stash

Strie Socks

Being poorly does give you an opportunity to look through knitting books and revisit some ideas. I was looking for a simple design with an interesting heel and settled on the ‘Strie socks’ from Lara Neel’s book. Stash diving brought up the rainbow coloured yarn from Rosiesmoments ( on Etsy)  together they fitted interesting and colourful … Continue reading Strie Socks