Tag Archives: yarn

Finding Inspiration


I have been getting the urge to make something tiny lately… my limit was 2mm needles, so I went hunting for some lace-weight yarn. I found a lovely colour-way from Schoppel; a gradient lace-weight that drifts from greens through to … Continue reading

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One ring (shawl) to rule them all


Oh dear, time does seem to have escaped me again. We have moved house twice since my last entry. I would love to say my time has been spent knitting furiously, spinning skeins of luxurious fibres and exploring a world … Continue reading

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A village wrapped in woollens – and some serious yarn deprivation


Hello – I have missed you all! What a month! We very unexpectedly moved house and everything has been in utter chaos. We are only in this house for a very short period of time and then it’s another move. … Continue reading

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Adventures in Wonder(wool)land


Where to begin? I’m still coming down from my long anticipated high. This year, Wonderwool Wales seemed a little quieter. Perhaps it was because I left my other half with the kids to have a wander around the surrounding areas … Continue reading

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Spinning Rainbows


We have had a very crafty couple of weeks! I have been catching up with some spinning and sewing and even had a go at whittling some crochet hooks from some found sticks. I have to say, the baby yak … Continue reading

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Dryad Fingerless mitts – a free pattern


Just a little something I thought I’d share…                         Dryad Fingerless Mitts Because even tree spirits need something to keep their wrists warm while Still having their fingers free for weaving magic in the woods! A quick pair of mitts … Continue reading

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Yarn in York


My internal yarn magnet kicked in very quickly on the night we arrived in York. We were walking along in the darkness, when I had that familiar pull. Moments later we were stood outside Ramshambles, a pretty little yarn shop … Continue reading

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A moment of Weakness


I had a moment of weakness. A friend of mine lives not far from the Colinette mill in Llanfair. I was going for a visit a couple of days ago and had no choice really but to pop in. I … Continue reading

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