[caption id="attachment_6704" align="aligncenter" width="632"] Cluaran Tea Cosy[/caption] The Cluaran Tea Cosy was released in October last year, following on from the Design Competition for the Glasgow School of Yarn. (The theme was Homecoming in Scotland, can you tell?) It uses...Read More
Oculus Hat, perfect for scrapbusting small amounts of leftover fingering weight yarn.
Available individually or in a two pattern set with the Hildasay Mittens.
Time seems to be on fast forward at the moment and I would like to know where exactly this year has gone. It doesn't seems five minutes since March. Kind of hard to believe that we've been across in Edinburgh...Read More
New pattern available, the very cosy Hildasay Mittens. Knitted in two shades of Shetland Fingering Weight Yarn. Two lengths, customisable sizing and optional thumbs. Perfect for Christmas Knitting
Since I last (ahem) blogged about my spinning, I have - unsurprisingly - spun a fair bit more. The last spinning post, detailing the first month of the handblended club from HilltopCloud, was some time ago. In the meantime, I've...Read More
Apparently this year is the 'Year of Natural Scotland', as advertised on the VisitScotland website: Come and celebrate Scotland’s outstanding natural beauty throughout 2013. From stunning natural and historic landscapes, art inspired by nature, surprising wildlife and delicious food &...Read More
Dascha the Shetland Sheep, photograph (C) Mark Sinclair 2009. History The Shetland sheep belongs to the Northern European short-tailed family, a group which appears to have been present in the area for some considerable time. Romano-sheep breeds began to spread...Read More
More spinning! This time some Shetland and Mohair, from November issue of HilltopCloud's Best of British Club. An unusual but extremely lovely combination of fibres in a gorgeous colourway, the very aptly-named (for December) Sitka Spruce. Again I spun it up...Read More