So my dear first born likes to set me challenges. She doesn't see them as challenges she just sees them as simple requests to her mum. Her latest challenge started something like this. Girl Child: Mummy you know how you says it's better to make something than to buy it? Me: Yes...... Girl Child: Great… Continue reading Halloween Dress Part 1: Raiders of the lost charity shop
So I finally remembered it was Thursday (I do know the days of the week but having to juggle cronic pain and kids means I sometimes don't know what day it is till Sunday comes around and it's another week. I've been looking at this book again. Last time I had a bit of tounge… Continue reading Throw Back Thursday – Timeless
So I've been having a pretty bad flare up the last couple of weeks with the change in weather to autumn. And this week I've had the worst flare up yet. So to cheer myself up I decided to teach myself something. Pain leads to grumpiness, grumpiness leads to anger and as we all know… Continue reading Oh for overlooks sake!
So Wednesday and I have three WIP's and a finished. And somehow they are all different ways to work wool. I used to think wool was a horrible boring thing. I used to look at knitted things and shudder. Then along came girl child and her grand mothers both knitted her things and I fell… Continue reading WIP Wednesday – Wool three ways
Apologies for the lack of Throwback Thursday this week, bad pain day yesterday evening, but next week I promise more of the vintage knitting goodness. So I'm still listening to pod casts as I Potter about and sit down with various crafts. This week I have mainly been felting. And when I haven't been doing… Continue reading Friday Review – Let’s all go to King Falls
Well I haven't done one of these for a while. Kind of missed weekly updates but for a while weeks just bled into one another. So this week I is mostly knitting and felting (apologies for obscure British comedy references). So after my happy trip to a LYS and my mojo coming back I actually… Continue reading WIP Wednesday – it’s not what it currently looks like.
So since the flare up of my neck back in February I've lost a lot of the impulsion to knit. I've recently started to crochet again and it's great but I miss knitting. It's not like I haven't got unfinished projects, (What sort of knitter Doesn't have unfinished projects.) I just haven't had the 'spark'… Continue reading Picking up the sticks.