When being all organised and being good at updating the blog tonight, I realised that I still hadn't mentioned anything about Christmas. Well, it was awesome. We ate a lot, laughed a lot, opened an awful lot of presents and...Read More
Using the entertainerly named Balls Up! pattern available for free on Ravelry. I had a couple of foam balls from my Grandma's stash (no idea what they were for) which were a good size. So baubles they became. The second...Read More
We put the tree up yesterday... and now it is adorned with a tiny Korknisse army.
The finished project from the free pattern available on this site here, Ravelry pattern page is here.
Final steps for the festive wreath. (Part one can be found here). Step 7 Arrange and attach coordinating baubles around the wreath. You can use ones of varying sizes or keep them all the same. Pine cones or other decorations...Read More
a.k.a. finally a use for novelty yarn... In this post we'll cover the basic construction. Part two will deal with the decoration of the basic wreath. Materials 1 ball of Stylecraft Ruffles, knitted up into a scarf (follow instructions on...Read More
I'm taking stock of my knitting. I have a habit of casting lots of things on, then setting them aside when I get distracted by the next shiny thing. Last Christmas I was in a similar sort of situation and...Read More
First snowfall of the Winter started earlier this evening. We're expecting about an inch to fall tonight (if the forecasts can be trusted) and this has been preceded by a few days of frosty weather. The last few years have...Read More
It is hard to believe that December has already rolled around again. It doesn't seem like 11 months have past since the last one. I'm looking forward to the festive season - and have pretty much finished the Christmas shopping,...Read More