Tagged: Yarn

UK Swap – Spoiled a rama!

Ok, so this pic is *just the yarn* my lovely spoiler sent…! Can you believe it? There is also the lovely handmade bag, the patterns and the goodies*! Picperfic has done herself proud I...

stash clearing…

stash clearing…

Finally got over the ebay fear (obviously have had no fear of buying from it!!) and set up a couple of auctions for some Rowan Big Wool and Debbie Bliss Cotton DK that had...

Claudia Red Wagon you temptress…

Claudia Red Wagon you temptress…

So.. You might have seen I picked up a few balls of beautiful, colourful yarns when we were over in NY… oh how they got me with their seductive stripes, their collusion of colours…...

Thank you (not so) Secret Pal!

Thank you Fi – for the lovely things in my last – sniff – Secret Pal 8 parcel.. it has been fun waiting for the post, interesting getting stuff from Sweden, and now I...

Stolen stash!

Stolen stash!

A question posed to us by the SP8 hostesses: Someone has stolen your stash and all your books: now what are you going to do? What would be the first thing you’d replace?  What...

Market bag done (mark 2)

Market bag done (mark 2)

Had to unravel the first time I picked up stitches – I am hopeless at this bit (read: too impatient!) anyhow – it seems better the second time around… has pears and bananas in...

Food dye knitting

Just had a go and hand dyeing some white wool with food dye… We don’t have kool aid over here so thought I’d try some supercook food colouring I have in the kitchen.. Managed...

Market bag

Market bag

Finished one side of the Market bag going up to Nottingham on the train on Saturday.. After being a real thicky with the stitch a few times, by the third cast on I had...

Market

Market

Having a go at knitting with the bamboo and cotton yarn my SP sent me, and make this market bag… Much better than plastic carriers! Bamboo must be as strong as cotton no? :)...

Secret pal parcel

Secret pal parcel

Yay! Thank you secret pal, for the lovely parcel waiting for me upon my return from Wales!… Bamboo yarn (which is *so* soft) and some of my favourite sweets – oo sour!

Seaside scarf

Seaside scarf

So this is the resulting scarf – it was pretty quick to do (all garter stitch) but was fun knitting with the different textured wool… The boucles and ribbons weren’t actually as tangly as...

Seaside scarf

Seaside scarf

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