Kate Davies and I had a similar experience being disabled by a stroke. She valiantly recovered some functions with knitting and so did I. The difference happened to me when I was diagnosed with something else, neurosarcoid, but both of us found a purpose through knitting and in Kate Davies’s case designing. I am looking … Continue reading Handywoman by Kate Davies
What is in a size? It has taken me years to find out that I did not fit the standard sizes of the fashion industry but the change in thinking was hard work.Years of yo-yo dieting and depravation of the foods I liked.Since being poorly I have learnt to respect my body, feed it well, … Continue reading Feeling well has nothing to do with the size you are.
When dreams become reality. I have been following Knitography on social media as well as on utube where Patricia has shared her passion for Selbu mittens as well as for the beautiful country of Norway. It seems Patricia has a dream of producing items related to knitting on her little farm in Norway and she … Continue reading Knitography and mitten blockers
Step by step addressing a knitting addiction It started with an insatiable wish to buy every lovely skein with potential and then I finally accepted there would always be pretty skeins like sweets and that I did have a finite of money to devote to this. The clicking online slowed down and having admired luxury … Continue reading Therapy model for those addicted to knitting
This hat pattern designed by Kinoknits has just been published and can be found here I was asked to testknit this design and upon ordering the tulips for my pattern photo, the florist asked me whether I would knit her one too in her business colours and as I like to make items that are … Continue reading Tulips from Amsterdam