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

Tyneham socks

For some time I wanted the opportunity to knit a pair of toe up socks with a nice heelflap and when asked to testknit a pair of Tyneham socks for Clare Devine I was delighted to find just such a pattern.  Starting at the toe you really quickly get the shape of a sock suitable for … Continue reading Tyneham socks

The New Year Plan

Between  Christmas and New Year I spent a lot of time dreaming, planning and leaving action to be taken for 2017. I gave myself the gift of the dreamplando journal by Patricia Van Akker which will guide me to make better decisions this year and by taking constant action it’s promising  to be my best … Continue reading The New Year Plan