Living the Crafting Dream – in Deutschland

Living the Crafting Dream – in Deutschland

It feels like it’s time for a bit of an update around these parts, having neglected the Wind-Up Sheep for a little while. There’s not…

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a new life for dopey bunny

a new life for dopey bunny

What do you do when you finish making a creature, and then realise that it looks dopey and foolish? If your mother makes rude comments…

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sights (and yarns) of antwerp

sights (and yarns) of antwerp

At the end of January I spent a long weekend in Antwerp with my parents and D. It was kind of by accident that we…

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enter 2015

enter 2015

It being the first day of the month (albeit not of the first month of the year) I felt that today would be a good…

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a new scarf to celebrate autumn

a new scarf to celebrate autumn

So it’s finally knitting season again! I’m right back in the swing of things, just like the footballers. Though has anyone noticed how there isn’t…

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yarmouth

yarmouth

One Wednesday in February, just to celebrate the fact that we could (I became freelance at the beginning of February, and now mostly work from…

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madeira, m'dear

madeira, m’dear

I just came back yesterday from a blissful holiday in Madeira. It was hot and sunny every day, I went swimming in the sea, saw…

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loosening up

loosening up

As a bit of a slowcoach knitter (i.e. not one who knits slowly, but one who has a tendency to put projects down and leave…

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vintage sock knitting

vintage sock knitting

For Christmas, my boyfriend’s mother gave me some fantastic vintage knitting patterns. There was a copy of Needlecraft no.113 on Knitted Stockings and Socks, which…

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on finding my knitting muse

on finding my knitting muse

Today is the first day in a very long time that I’ve really sat down and knitted concertedly for hours at a time. That feels…

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