Speedy Selbu Mittens

It was one of my crafting resolutions this year was to try and do some colourwork knitting. Some people I follow on YouTube and Instagram had recommended knitting some traditional Norwegian Selbu Mittens, a small colourwork project, as it would teach me how to read knitting charts and the actual techniques required of colourwork. I … More Speedy Selbu Mittens

Crochet Loft Shawl

During the summer holidays I like to start (and finish) a large yarny project as I have time off work that I can dedicate to creating it. This summer I wanted to crochet a shawl using some wool/silk fingering weight yarn from my stash. The 2 greys are from Skein Queen and the yellow is … More Crochet Loft Shawl

Buttercup socks

This is a ‘ta-dah’ post, I finished my Woollinn cast on this afternoon which was super quick for me. I cast on these socks the morning of my visit to the Woollinn, Dublin on the 25th May – so 16 days to complete. I had chosen this beautiful sock yarn from Lay Family Yarns on … More Buttercup socks

Nine Lives Shawlette

I’m going to the Woollinn, Dublin’s Festival of Yarn on Saturday 26th May. Yeo! I’m really excited to go and be part of the press pool – so I’ll be sharing photos and hopefully some little videos on my Instagram Stories. I will be driving down to Dublin myself so fingers crossed it’ll be smooth … More Nine Lives Shawlette

Scones recipe

My daughters wanted to do some baking this afternoon and I knew that I had the ingredients to make some plain scones already in my store cupboard. I’m enjoying teaching them to cook the foods that they love to eat but sometimes I do forget that they are learning these skills for the first time. … More Scones recipe