A tidy stash

I have had yarn all over my living room for days. It has been stashed and squirrelled away in all corners. But I finally created sections to manage the chaos. In the cubby beside me I have the current WIPs, my books, my note book, 

Feeling hopeful

Feeling hopeful

Beloved and I got vaccinated on our wedding anniversary. The people vaccinating us thought it was very funny. We were just thrilled to get access to a vaccine and feel like we would be protected soon. We had takeaway pizza for dinner and our second 

Weekly update 15 March 2021

Weekly update 15 March 2021

It’s been a lovely week of daffodils and springtime and hope. Our public health officer is letting groups of up to 10 (has to be the same people each time) gather on back decks and in parks. My Mum had her first shot moved up 

No time for knitting

No time for knitting

I’ve had no time to knit and I hate it. It affects everything. I put on tomato soup in our instant pot for dinner and was making a much bigger batch than I’d ever made before. Somehow I set the delayed start but thought it 

It’s going to be a lovely spring!

It’s March 2021 and it is definitely going better than last year. Lots of good news today and a whole lot of stuff going on. Here’s a quick update from me on what to expect this month. My mum is now booked for her first 

Bearded Reedling

No it’s not a look at this bird wouldn’t it make a great yarn colour post. Sidenote: Birds are amazing inspirations for yarn colours. This bird popped up in my twitter feed this morning and I just fell in love. Look at that fluffy little 

Best boss ever!

Ylva Johansson is my favourite new politician. She made socks for her whole cabinet. Not only is that a huge amount of work, look at how beautiful those socks are. What an amazing present to walk into a meeting and see. More bosses with more 

Baby Alpaca

Baby Alpaca

I got some lovely baby alpaca yarn on sale and I’ve been hand-winding it into balls yesterday and today. If you ever want a very soothing repetitive task hand-winding wool is a good one! I haven’t ever used baby alpaca before and it is lovely 

Fibre, Fiber or Fibre?

I Just read an email quite excitedly about better fibre offers. Took me to second paragraph to discover they meant internet solutions not yarn. I was genuinely disappointed. I may be a wee bit yarn crazy. On a slightly different note, what do people use? 

Sweetheart socks and Cat

Sweetheart socks and Cat

I’d finished the socks this Friday and decided to do some photos, get the math finalized and publish pattern by October 30th. I’m still on track for that, but the cat was all interested in ‘helping’ with these photos. My concern is that although adorable