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, 

New yarn

New yarn

Serendipity! My beautiful yarn from The Blue Brick arrived today. I bought it on pre-order as a total impulse buy and I’m so pleased I did. The colourway is called Ireland and it is intended as a shawl for my mother. Having the yarn arrive 

Far over the misty mountains cold

I got this beautiful yarn for Christmas from Dragon Hoard Yarns as an advent calendar. It took me this long to take a photo and stop admiring them. I’ve added them to the hoard while I work out what will show these glorious skeins off 

Mistletoe and Wine

Mistletoe and Wine

Well wine-coloured yarn anyway. I got my beautiful Christmas yarn from DragonHoard Yarns today. Love it. But now I have a dilemma. Do I make amazing socks for me or an amazing Christmas stocking for Nutmeg. Note: both options will be amazing, it’s just a 

Autumn beanie – reimagined for Christmas

Oh neat. Here’s my autumn beanie done in a hand dyed christmasy yarn. She’s thinking of putting a bright yellow pom pom on it – which I think will be amazing!!! Fiona (quack.yarn) – looks amazing and it’s always wonderful to see a pattern realised 

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 

Yarn Shopping

I’ve bought a whole bunch of new yarn this week. I can’t wait for it to all turn up and then create some wonderful things. Now I just have to be patient and let it turn up! I’ve got paintbox cotton coming which is earmarked