It would appear that doing a full-time course has eaten into my knitting time quite a bit, as is to be expected. In a Facebook conversation recently, the lovely Emer from Poppy & Ivy Studios said I was a living the dual life of a “financial wizard by day and crafty queen by night”. I … More October WIP Around
This post has a bit of a “better late than never” flavour to it, with a sprinkling of “done is better than perfect”. I started a full time course in Financial Services Administration at the end of September and it’s been a bit of an adjustment period. Although the course hasn’t been particularly strenuous, having … More September WIP around (better late than never!)
So you’ve decided that it’s time to face the reality of that sweater that you knit for yourself but wouldn’t fit a garden gnome, or the 10 year old WIP that you’re never going to finish. Or maybe you’ve decided that your 4 year old son’s baby cardigan could become a lovely hat and … More Recycling Yarn – The Tutorial
I’ve made a few projects this year using yarn that was previously something else, like Saoirse’s Lush cardigan and her Owlet sweater. Some of the yarn I recycled came from knits that no longer fit or were no longer worn. Others came from projects that I knit at the start of my knitting adventures, … More Recycling Yarn…some thoughts
I always have a little giggle to myself when I hear someone mention that knitting season in back. Knitting season? What is this crazy talk of knitting being seasonal? It’s a concept that doesn’t quite register with me, although in Ireland, we rarely get the kind of summers that include a lot of summer-like weather. The … More Last of the Summer WIPs!