A hat what I made!

Apologies for not blogging about this sooner but this hat has been a bit of a catalogue of errors. Did anyone know that if you do Judy’s Magic Cast-On and it says “cast on 36 stitches”, it doesn’t mean 36 stitches on each needle but 36 stitches in total? Nope, me neither. So I made … Continue reading

Five minutes with Kyoko Nakayoshi

I’ve found the knitting pattern for knitting my Christmas jumper by Christmas – and have had a lovely chat with the designer, Kyoko Nakayoshi!

Five minutes with Nicky Epstein

Nicky Epstein is the genius behind knitting books like Knitting On Top Of The World, Knitting Over The Edge and, most recently, Knitting In Circles. Here she chats about her newest book – and I’ve got one copy to give away!

Hat success!

Finally I have hat-knitting success! Have a ganders at this!

Monday’s Points of Pinterest: Fair Isle fantastic

I’m planning to knit a Fair Isle jumper by Christmas (nope, not started yet), so made my way to Pinterest for a bit of inspiration. Here’s what I discovered…

My first sock!

The awful knitting continues…

Does my bonce look big in this?

I knit a hat. It might fit a Cornish blue pixie, it definitely doesn’t fit me!

Inspector Norse & the knitted autopsy

Manchester-based group the Lip Service Theatre Company is planning what can only be assumed will be the first knitted autopsy to take place on a UK stage. Here’s the lowdown on its latest play, crime thriller Inspector Norse.

Join me in a knit-a-long!

I’m doing a knit-a-long with Knit Now magazine this month – and I want you to come and play too!

Chaps who craft: Shadow_Stitch

Shadow_Stitch is one of the many covert yarnbombers out there, making the concrete jungle a much more beautiful place to be. Read on to find out more about this enigmatic Edinburgh artist.