Postcard from New York

dear diary, Oh what a wonderful time we had in ‘the big apple’, a very hot and sticky and very expensive fabulously exciting time…oh yeah! Five days went in a flash and before we knew it we were back on a plane home 🙁  We shopped until we dropped (literally) and…

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My Granny Love

dear diary, you all know that my first love is knitting, this has been proven many a time. However, I am also known to like a bit of crochet now and then and when it comes to using  Captain Hook, I like squares best of all. Why?, because I can sit…

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Fyberspates and Rügen Shawl

dear diary, About three month’s ago I finished work on my Rügen shawl and even if I say so myself, I was (and am) very proud of the way it has turned out. Inspired by the German Baltic Island of the same name, this large wing-shaped shawl is achievable by…

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Latest FREE Pattern

dear diary, a while ago I made a small bag using some Araucania Nature Wool. The yarn was lovely to work with and the little bag turned out well and was the perfect size for taking a small project, like socks, on the Go. The pattern is simple but effective,…

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Decorative Knitting

dear diary, Saturday saw another Glanrafon workshop. This time it was all about decorative knitting and I got up fairly early to get everything ready.   Six ladies arrived eager to learn various techniques to spruce up their knitting and were soon using the yarn and other goodies from their workshop…

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