Cosy Necklaces

New cosy knitted necklaces – will be making an appearance at the Creative Colonies event in Stockbridge, 10th November. I will be at 15 Rintoul Place. 10th Nov, Creative Colonies (15 Rintoul Place),… Continue reading

A Spot More i-Cording

The adventures with my i-cord machine continue…… Knots, plaits and knitting with the cords to follow.  

Finally Finished My ‘First Project Cushion’

The bizarre weather today has given me the chance to finally finish my first getting-back-into-knitting project. It’s a pretty organic cushion as my pieces were different sizes and I found it pretty awkward to sew… Continue reading

Green and easy paper planters

It’s been 2 years since I last made paper pots to start off my veggies indoors. Last year, I was in Spain where any seed you stuck in the ground seemed to fare… Continue reading

i-cord Heaven

About 2 weeks ago, a very handy tool plopped through my letterbox…my new ‘Embellish-knit’ has arrived and it’s amazing!!! It’s like the Knitting Nancy I had as a girl but mechanised. Looking forward to experimenting… Continue reading

Another collar – this time, a birthday one

Happy Birthday to my brilliant sister Charlie. Hope you like your home-made pressie….it certainly goes with your dress!

Remade: ‘Plarn’

‘Plarn’ is my term of the week. Plastic-yarn, formed from past it shopping bags can be knitted up like any other yarn. At this week’s Remade class we will be making plarn to knit… Continue reading

Knitted neckpiece

Just completed my experimental knitted neckpiece which was inspired by the i-cord technique and an amazing hand knit necklace-jumper garment I came across in a vintage shop. Finished just in time as I am expecting… Continue reading

Dustsheet place-mats

Whilst shopping for food last week I came across a 10m dustsheet roll formed from reconstituted yarns (those of you who also shop at Lidl will be less than surprised to hear this!) I… Continue reading

Remade: recycled envelope and leather notebook

In this week’s Remade session, we learnt a book-binding technique to recycle old envelopes. I love the prints and the odd spatter of text or stamp marks on the pages. I even included… Continue reading