We’ve got a bit of a treat for you this weekend, from designer extraordinaire Renée Callahan – aka ELK! Renée has offered a generous 20% off one of my favourite shawl patterns – Asterisks Shawl until Sunday Sept 13th! Use code YARNYHUG on Ravelry to get the offer. As the temperature in the UK has already dropped, I was wearing … Continue reading 20% off Asterisks!
It was a busy weekend in London and, as those of you that were able to attend will agree, the Yarn in the City Marketplace was amazing! I’ve rarely experienced such a smoothly run show and the organisers – Allison and Rachel – did an amazing job working out every single detail before the show. My … Continue reading Champagne, cowls and a huge thank you!
Picking up the van this morning for the show tomorrow. Am a little bit nervous about driving in central London by myself, but there is a first time for everything, right? ;-P I have some new colours in Waltham Aran – 100% British Bluefaced Leicester – for the show …here is deep moody Tyburn on top … Continue reading Yarn in the City – here I come!
Heading to London this coming weekend for the Yarn in the City Marketplace Saturday and couldn’t be more excited! I’ve got some cute project bags sewn up as well over the last week. There are only a few of these in various different fabrics and sizes as they take me ages to sew! ;-P These … Continue reading London calling
It’s been a long time coming but I’ve finally managed to finish my Sibella Cardigan! This jumper has taken me forever as I have, unusually, been working on many things at once, and took even longer due to my recent tendon problems… but I managed to carefully get the ribbon and buttons on the other day and … Continue reading Done and dusted. Almost!
A new design was published last week in Islington DK! Introducing the Artichoke Beret by Anni Howard: Anni designed this in Islington DK and the blends’s stitch definition is perfect for the lovely, tactile chevron stitch she used. There is a great contrasting pom pom in Twist Macho Mint as well! Old Smoke is currently in the shop and I’ve got this … Continue reading Introducing…
There have been some absolutly beautiful FOs with Kettle Yarn Co. blends popping up on Ravelry lately! I’ve been trying to keep my FO Pinterest board updated to share all of them. Click over and check them out! Make sure you share your projects with the group by simply choosing the Kettle Yarn Co. group under … Continue reading Flared and Tentacled
The summer goal of ‘learning to sew properly’ has been pretty successful and I have been falling behind on blogging my sewing makes as I’ve been in a bit of a frenzy since I realised I can actually sew reasonably well. I will start catching up with my latest FO as, of course, this is the … Continue reading Out in left field – The Fielder by Merchant & Mills