Christmas cast-on day 4

After yesterday’s coloured adventure I decided to continue the rainbow theme today with these awesome mittens from Ysolda. Ysolda describes the idea behind the pattern… “Receiving them might be a welcome acknowledgement of their own identity (do be sensitive about outing someone at a family gathering though!), or perhaps you know someone in a positionContinue reading “Christmas cast-on day 4”

February and March Week 9

I’ve done it! Another week has past and I’ve finally done it… week 9 of 2019 and I’ve crafted everyday! I’ve had a week at home with no work travel and despite a pretty crazy week I’ve made sure I found at least 30 minutes each day for a little crafting. Let’s see if IContinue reading “February and March Week 9”

February week 8

Finally… it’s cast-off! It’s been a great week and I’ve finally cast-off the baby blanket! Week 8 – 18th Feb to 24th Feb Projects cast-on = 0 Projects finished = 0 Days knit = 5 Hours knitting = 19 hours A week of knitting for 7 days still alludes me, but some focus at theContinue reading “February week 8”

January week 3

What a difference a week makes! As I start to feel more human after last weeks flu, I’ve picked those needles back up and have been cracking on with my projects. Week 3 – 14th to 20th Jan Projects cast-on = 1 Projects finished = 0 Days knit = 5 Hours knitting = 18 hours.Continue reading “January week 3”

January week 2

ILLNESS STRIKES! Yes that’s right… I got the flu… and not the mythical man-flu either… proper flu! Talk about bad timing for my 2019 crafting plans! The aches and pains of flu combined with a hacking cough and running nose are hardly well suited to crafting, so I’ve sadly spent four days in bed withoutContinue reading “January week 2”