The Christmas rush

Today I can proudly say that I have finished the hats requested as giftknitting and only one sock is on the go, mindless stockinette. The house is set and I look forward more to having the people around the tree than the presents under the tree. Spent time with my planner working out which projects … Continue reading The Christmas rush

I had a special day last week, was asked to make 2 hats for Christmas and it really was a busy week. Sorry if you missed me. I call this the silly season, party invites, last minute knitting although in principle I was not going to knit presents in December. Best laid plans etc. As … Continue reading

Life changes

And then one day, your knitting mojo disappears and all that you found easy no longer is and the knitting speed you once enjoyed has magically disappeared. I remember that I need to be kind to myself too and that after all this is meant to be relaxing and not an activity that should lead … Continue reading Life changes

Secret knitting

The pleasure of secret knitting. Apart from the fact it’s secret knitting and you cannot share anything but the yarn of the project you are creating, there are other advantages. you get to work with yarn that’s new to you which you may or may not like. It forces you to make a gauge swatch … Continue reading Secret knitting