Woolly Wormhead MKAL 2017

The secret allure of a mystery knit-a-long and regaining my knitting mojo

I won’t lie to you, fellow crafters: my knitting and crochet mojo has been on hiatus for awhile. Back in March I announced that I was going to publish a book of geeky, nerdy knitting patterns. I set myself very … Continue reading “The secret allure of a mystery knit-a-long and regaining my knitting mojo”

A knitter's toolbox: needles, accessories, and books for less than £10

The knitter’s toolbox: needles, accessories, and books for less than £10

I’ve had some questions lately about what I consider “essential” to a knitter’s toolbox, especially for beginners. I could wax poetic about my Addi Click set or literally, the most expensive yarn in the world, but I think a little … Continue reading “The knitter’s toolbox: needles, accessories, and books for less than £10”

Yarns for free shawl knitting patterns

I can’t decide between these free shawl knitting patterns

Free shawl knitting patterns can raise the hackles of some designers, and with good reason: producing a pattern is hard work and takes a lot of time and effort! So with that in mind, I’ve also shared a paid pattern … Continue reading “I can’t decide between these free shawl knitting patterns”