Hello Spring (and a comfort blanket)

Can you smell it? If you go outside, around the block or your daily walk (or run) in the park or forest, you can smell and feel it. Spring is finally here. It blooms everywhere and smells deliciously of small spring blossoms and the warming earth. Little green leaves and…

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Mutti’s Cushion

Exactly a year ago today another Angel joint the heavenly realms – my Mum. Fondly called Mutti by me and my siblings and Mimi by my daughter, she now spreads her wings over the sky looking down on us. Around the time of her passing, I received a package from…

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Spring Fling Shawl

I don’t know about you, but I am so ready for Spring! January and now February seem to drag their feet and with the amount of rain and storms we have recently had, brighter days are eagerly awaited. To put a little Spring into my step I designed this pretty…

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Bandana Cowl – A free pattern

Two weeks ago, when teaching at Emma’s Christmas Market, I discovered that her youngest daughter Polly had started to dye her own yarn. I was immediately taken by Polly’s eye for colour and could not resist purchasing a couple of hanks for a project. Polly’s yarn can be found as…

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Swatches, swatches, swatches

Hello friends, Piling up around me are many little “Pröbchen” or Swatches as I find myself in a bit of an inspirational cloud. I have a project in my head but somehow I cannot find the right stitch/pattern, and even though I have done quite a few samples, the right…

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