Amazing New Skill Achieved With Patience

Ah that joy you feel when a piece of work is nearing completion.   I have always loved knitting, since a wee girl. Though it must be said that I often used to get into a bit of a pickle if the pattern suddenly took on unexpectedly difficult instructions.   However, in those days I had two […]

Knowing Your Circular Needle – Short Or Long

Oh the love of knitting.   I do so enjoy being able to work through my tasks on any given day, knowing that by 5pm I can switch off, get myself an early meal and then relax with my knitting.   I have one or two patterns that I’ve bought along the way – whenever I’m oiut […]

Joys Found In A Good Knitting Pattern Book

I have taken to knitting again after quite a long break – many years ago there was a phase of knitting that moved in and out of the young mind.  I took to it very easily because I come from a family of knitters.  Everything we wore as kids was either knitted or sewn by […]

Crafting Competitions Lack Younger Entrants

At a local ladies’ group there are interest groups that offer competitions and days out for other members to join if they wish.  There is a craft competition too, with a small cup engraved witht he name of a very long standing member who was renowned for her sewing and crafting skills.  It’s really nice […]

Grandma’s Sewing Skills Kept Our Guys In Suits

This is the season of mellow fruitfulness and getting to grips with sorting out all the stuff hanging around from earlier in the year!  In the good old days we used to save up loads of things that we didn’t really need anymore and they went on a massive great bonfire.  This being the bonfire […]