I received a lovely ball of Cashmere Queen gifted to me by friend, Rosemary on my 50th birthday in 2015. This 140m / 50g ball of luxurious yarn of wool, cashmere and silk has been patiently waiting to be knit. Last Friday was the day… I was just itching to cast on for a mindless knit… Continue reading Cashmere Queen is in the House…
I needed a bit of colour in my life. So off to town to find some… The first stop was The Pen Corner, where I purchased my first Caran d’Ache writing instrument. This bright red ballpoint pen is Swiss made and an absolute dream to write with. What’s the use of a pen without a new… Continue reading Mad about Hue
It’s Buffy the Yarnslayer here and my Knitting Human is currently on vacation. Did she really think that I would never find her yarn under the duvet cover???
I am feeling very pretty in pink this month. I was delighted to find another two planners in my local charity shop. I am setting up this new to me, A6 Laura Ashley floral planner and pink pocket Filofax for the spring season. I am getting my inspiration from the Cottage Notenook and using the Laura Ashley planner… Continue reading Pretty in Pink
I’ve been following the hashtag yearofmaking on Instagram and log my FO’s in my Midori Traveler’s Notebook. January is a long and dark month and traditionally the first month of the year is spent knitting in front of the fire and fighting the January blue by finishing up some wips from last year. My mom… Continue reading #yearofmaking: January One month down
I am knitting along with The Healthy Knitter Peace Project, 21 day KAL of cultivating peace in our lives. It’s a brilliant concept of knitting the Peace Project cowl along with other knitters and reading the daily peace tips on The Healthy Knitter blog. It’s all about finding peace and calm within ourselves, it’s not focused on… Continue reading Project Peace..
While watching the Great British Sewing Bee 2016, I spotted contestant, Charlotte Newlands wearing a blue and green handknit shawl in the first episode. After my online sleuthing, I discovered the pattern was Avant L’orage and decided to knit my own version of the garter / slip stitch shawl. Using a skein of Blue Moon Fiber Art Socks that Rock that I acquired… Continue reading Across the Pond Shawl….
My latest stash acquisition, one skein of Camden Tweed by Townhouse Yarns and one more pattern added to my Ravelry queue.
Stepping over the threshold of my small home in Dublin is my Land of Yarnia. My yarn stash fills every nook and cranny of the House and I feel honoured to acquire the title Queen of Yarnia.