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

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

Midweek waffle 

I’m a day late which is down to me doing a bit of Christmas shopping last night. How are your Christmas plans coming on? Here’s a little round up of my week.  Watching: The Strictly Come Dancing final was on Saturday night and my girls were quite excited about it this year.  Every Saturday night … More Midweek waffle 

Midweek waffle 

Another week has gone by and here’s a round up of what I’ve been up to. Crafting: I’m still knitting these socks but am almost at the heel. Is it just me,  I find it takes forever to knit from the cuff to the heel then after that the foot speeds along.  Shopping: Last Friday … More Midweek waffle 

Midweek waffle 

We’re heading towards the end of November and my girls can’t wait to get the Christmas decorations up. I keep telling them we’ve got to wait until the 1st December so not long to go.  Here’s a little round up of my week. Reading: I’m still reading ‘My not so perfect life’ by Sophie Kinsella. … More Midweek waffle 

Midweek waffle 

Hey how’s things with you this week? Here’s a snippet of my week. Reading: I finished Caraval by Stephanie Garber (see last week), it was OK but I don’t think it lived up to the hype. I would give it 3/5⭐. I have read a couple of fantasy books recently so I decided to take a break … More Midweek waffle