Category Archives: Knitting

Little Brother

At last, it is DONE! This is the cardigan I promised my little brother about, oh, it must be several decades ago by now. And when I say little, I mean that he is younger than me, not smaller than … Continue reading

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Catch Them Early

There is an epidemic of babies around here at the moment. Actually, forget that, it makes it sound like a bad thing, let’s call it a multitude of happy events instead. Now some of these babies have been around for several months, … Continue reading

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Busy like a Bee

I am still here. Promise. I realise I’ve fallen slightly off the map lately, and the funny thing is, it’s been quite nice. I think it’s healthy to step back from my online alter-ego(s) now and again, especially when there’s … Continue reading

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Ages ago, when I was utterly gripped by the fabulous first series of Danish crime drama The Killing, I desperately wanted my very own Jumper of Wisdom. However, I didn’t want to make an exact replica, more of an ‘inspired by’ … Continue reading

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Black Death

At long last the plague on my leg is healing, I’m up and about once again,  and eagerly planning blogs and podcasts. Whilst this episode of trench foot has been unpleasant (and, apparently, somewhat bizarre in a healthy person my … Continue reading

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A Cure For All Ills

Whilst antibiotics are something of a modern miracle (and seem to be winning the battle against my infection – thankfully, today I am slightly less like a plague-ridden fourteenth century peasant) it’s a different cure I’m blogging about – knitting, obviously. … Continue reading

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Happy New Year to you and yours, I hope you’ve all had a lovely Christmas and that 2013 brings you health, happiness and plenty of yarn. Here in Peckham, we’ve had a great time with friends and family; eaten too … Continue reading

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The End Is Nigh

I’m delighted that we all seem to have survived the Mayan Apocalypse, but knitters know there is another End of Times deadline looming. There’s less than 24 hours to go until you need to have those handknits finished, wrapped and … Continue reading

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The Clock Is Ticking

How’s it going? Is your knitting on schedule, or spiralling out of control? I hope it’s going well, mine’s somewhere between the two. The cardigan is unlikely to be finished in time, but I’m trying not to obsess over it. … Continue reading

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His and/or Hers

Another nifty unisex gift and an excellent use of Malabrigo, is a textured cowl. This one is the Darkside Cowl which I made for my brother last Christmas. Only took me a couple of days and it gives a lovely squishy … Continue reading

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