Clara Bolster

This is another design that is perfect for using up all your odds and ends to make a multi stripe project, or if you have single balls of a similar weight, you can combine them to make repeating stripes. The original version used Rowan Pure Wool Aran, which has sadly been discontinued. But, there is a handy substitution guide on the Rowan website if you … Continue reading Clara Bolster

Festive Greetings

Well, the “big day” is getting close and my pile of hand made gifts is growing nicely, ready to send to friends and family. I hope you have also found time to craft some hand made goodies for your loved ones and special friends this year. I feel like this Christmas has been as much about saying “thank you” as spreading festive cheer. There is … Continue reading Festive Greetings

Why Blocking Matters

Well I’m back – with many apologies and few excuses! We finally moved house in December and I’m slowly unpacking, getting used to my new surroundings and writing exceptionally long “to do” lists! High on the list for some time has been “get back on the blog”, but it always seems to fall below “get out and meet people” or “explore the footpath by the … Continue reading Why Blocking Matters