Christmas cast-on day 2

It happened again… Lovely pattern, gorgeous yarn – not a good match together! My day 2 cast-on was the Coffee Break cowl by Louise Tilbrook which has a lovely texture effect. The yarn I chose is a Grande Merino DK weight from Countess Ablaze in the BoJo’s Brexshit Bonanza colourway. The blue base is soContinue reading “Christmas cast-on day 2”

Christmas cast-on day 1

Well my Christmas cast-on party has started and it’s with mixed results on day 1! First up on my needles was planned to be the Mindfulness Cowl by Louise Tilbrook, but a few inches into the pattern and I’ve decided the wool I chose isn’t right for the pattern. The wool is by the awesomeContinue reading “Christmas cast-on day 1”

Christmas cast-ons

Last year I cast on a small project for ‘me’ on Christmas Eve, I’m not one for mounds of yarn being turned into Christmas gifts, but I’d been working on a few projects for others last year so it was nice to make something just for me. I planned the same for this year butContinue reading “Christmas cast-ons”

I’m back…

I’ve neglected this blog (again!) but haven’t neglected the knitting or crocheting. My last post I lost my way… but I won’t feel guilty was in June and in the lead up to that I found it difficult to regularly blog. I wasn’t in a routine and in trying to track my progress I endedContinue reading “I’m back…”

I lost my way… but I won’t feel guilty

I started writing a blog as a way to track my progress and hold myself to account (to myself!) But it’s been 6 weeks since my last blog and I’ve ended up feeling guilty for not writing – that can’t be right, can it? I don’t have a huge following on here (get your tinyContinue reading “I lost my way… but I won’t feel guilty”

It’s been three weeks since my last blog…

…but I’ve still been knitting! Week 16 – 15th to 21st April Projects cast-on = 0 Projects finished = 0 Days knit = 3 Hours knitting = 6 hours Week 17 – 22nd to 28th April Projects cast-on = 1 Projects finished = 1 Days knit = 5 Hours knitting = hours Week 18 –Continue reading “It’s been three weeks since my last blog…”

April week 15

The curse of the garter stitch returns Week 15 – 8th to 14th April Projects cast-on = 0 Projects finished = 0 Days knit = 7 Hours knitting = 22 hours Nothing new was started this week and sadly nothing has been finished either… but I’ve made great progress on my new scarf AND I’veContinue reading “April week 15”

April week 14

Staycation = perfect for crafting! Week 14 – 1st to 7th April Projects cast-on = 2 Projects finished = 1 Days knit = 7 Hours knitting = 28 hours Two new projects started this week and one finished too! It’s been a great week of rest at home which has led to lots of knittingContinue reading “April week 14”

March week 13

What a difference a week makes with a bit of focus and direction! Three finished projects this week – yes that’s right, three! Week 13 – 25th to 31st March Projects cast-on = 1 Projects finished = 3 Days knit = 6 Hours knitting = 13 hours Three official ‘finished objects’ all blocked and sewnContinue reading “March week 13”

March week 11 and 12

Life got in the way… I missed a week of blogging… I was out all day last Sunday so had planned to blog on Monday, but then that became Tuesday, which became Wednesday… (you get the picture!) so sit back and read this weeks bumper edition! Week 11 – 11th to 17th March Projects cast-onContinue reading “March week 11 and 12”