Knitting projects

How to knit a cactus!

I was after some greenery for my market stall, and while browsing for plastic plants (which I didn't really want), I hit upon the idea of knitting some for myself. This way, I would avoid more plastic in my life and get a chance to use some of the green wool that I always seem… Continue reading How to knit a cactus!

Canberra-region, Knitting projects, Workshops

Who likes crafternoon tea?

Do you like the idea of sipping on cups of tea (or coffee) and eating freshly baked cakes while learning the ins-and-outs of knitting in a small group, at a pace and level suited to you? After many years of saying "I'll run a knitting workshop", I finally did it! I guess it took me… Continue reading Who likes crafternoon tea?

Knitting projects

A long time coming…

Phew, what a year 2015 was! The months seemed to rush by with no sign of slowing down. For me, last year was jam-packed with family, friends, sewing, knitting, cooking, holidays, school, markets and keeping shops stocked. It was a lot of fun, but super busy. When 2016 arrived, I made one "resolution" of sorts, and that… Continue reading A long time coming…

Knitting projects

Knit one, purl one…

I love knitting. I love the relaxing nature of the knitting process, I love the amazing range of patterns that are available, I love the incredible wool, alpaca and other fibres available, the colours, well, everything really!  Ok, maybe not un-ravelling... I also love that it's a craft that has been around for quite a while… Continue reading Knit one, purl one…