Well its the New Year and all that entails, including the new Yarnathon for 2017 at Eat.Sleep.Knit. I am quite excited for this year, its the second year I am participating in this really fun annual competition. (My post from last year) This year, although my heart is totally with the ponies, I was sorted… Continue reading 2017 Yarnathon
This post has been 8 months in the making and I am so happy to be able to show off the final results (photo heavy post warning!). I started knitting this throw as part of a knitalong (KAL) hosted by Eat.Sleep.Knit. (ESK) who put together some lovely colour co-ordinated kits. I have been knitting this… Continue reading Finished Object Friday – Carson Throw
In an effort to keep up with my startitis, I am hoping to run a series of Finished Object Friday’s, although it wont be every Friday I think – I tend to have many large projects on the go at any given time and they take a while to finish! Not quite off of the… Continue reading Finished Object Friday
This is a follow up post to “So you want to be a knitter”. In lesson 1, we finished with downloading our pattern from Ravelry. Lesson 2 begins with setting up your project and the making sure you have the requirements. Lesson 2: Project Set-up (Ravelry and Requirements) Part one: Ravelry Setting up your project in Ravelry… Continue reading So you want to be a knitter – Lesson 2
What exactly is a hexipuff you might ask? Well, it is a tiny little knitted pouch in the shape of a hexagon, designed to be stuffed with a little fiberfill, making it into a little hexagon shaped puff. They are ultimately designed to be connected into a blanket and is a great way to use up… Continue reading Hexipuffs?
So there are loyalty programs, and then there are super fun loyalty programs! The Yarnathon from Eat.Sleep.Knit is one of the latter category. I have known about this program for a little while without really looking into it as it is a store from the US and sometimes online purchases from US vendors can be… Continue reading The Yarnathon – My new favourite thing!
Anyone who is owned by a Dachshund knows that finding dog coats/sweaters for their weenie is a difficult job as they have such a unique shape. Not only are they much longer than your average canine, they also have a large barrel chest and such short wee little legs. There is a lovely pattern for… Continue reading Gracie’s Sweater (Wurstwärmer)