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

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

Bicycle book sleeve

This past week the weather in the UK has been quite bad due to snow and storms. Temperatures have been in the minus all week and on Friday we had a snow day off work/school because of the amber alert conditions (for ice and snow). To make the most of this bonus day off work … More Bicycle book sleeve