Robyn

Robyn is another simple but classic blanket with an all-over texture pattern. One of those blankets that is neutral but pleasing. At first glance this blanket pattern is very similar to the Gracie Blanket but the texture is slightly finer and, in my opinion, the stitch is easier to work. Suitable for the beginner knitter,Continue reading “Robyn”

Colour-Mix Baby Blanket

One of my most recent designs is the Colour-Mix Baby Blanket. This blanket is suitable for a beginner knitter. If you can cast on, cast off, knit and purl then you can make this easily. The blanket is knitted in separate pieces and sewn together, which is great if tackling a large item is aContinue reading “Colour-Mix Baby Blanket”

Slipper Felting – part 2

Following on from my last post, Slipper Felting – part 1, this is where we go all out and talk about throwing your knitted slippers into the wash. Firstly, all the samples here were felted in a front loading washing machine, in fact all the felted items I make are felted this way because itContinue reading “Slipper Felting – part 2”

Slipper Felting Part 1 – Yarn

I thought it was about time that I gave my thoughts on felting. I’ve done quite a bit over the years, both intentionally and unintentionally! I once felted half my hand-knit sock collection in one easy move by setting the washing machine to an ordinary wash not a hand wash. Now, I always wash socksContinue reading “Slipper Felting Part 1 – Yarn”

A little catching up

Seems I have a little catching up to do around here, as usual. Spring has sprung and although we have had some gloriously warm weather, this morning dawned frosty and bright and minus 3 degrees C. A bit chilly then. Hard to believe that just last weekend we had a great day out at Wonderwool Wales andContinue reading “A little catching up”

Gluten and Dairy Free Lemon Cupcakes

I hope you have all had a good winter break and I wish you all a good New Year. I thought I would start this year with a recipe that I promised you a while ago. My standard gluten and dairy free cupcakes. This recipe is adapted from an ordinary ‘even mix’, one my MotherContinue reading “Gluten and Dairy Free Lemon Cupcakes”