New blog post alert!! Sock knitting.

Hi peeps, Hope that you are all doing well. This week is all about sock knitting! 😊 I’ve made several pairs of hand-knitted socks over the years, I was always afraid to try them as I didn’t know how to use double pointed needles (dpns) and it looked so complicated. However, once I mastered the …

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Craft productivity

Hello peeps hope that you are doing well. How creative are you? How creative would you like to be? Here’s how you can improve your craft productivity! 😊 For most of us our crafts are our hobby, something we do to unwind and relax (well, that’s the plan anyway 😉). Even so, it can be …

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Easy Christmas Coaster – free knitting pattern

Fun Christmas Coasters A simple, knitted coaster which is both sturdy and pretty at the same time. A quick knit for yourself or can be made as a gift. Gauge: 5sts by 6 rows per inch (2.5cm). Needles and notions: 3.25mm (US size 3) needles, DK yarn (8 ply) tapestry needle, scissors, tape measure/ruler. Finished …

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Metal verses Bamboo, What’s your preference?

Hi peeps, Hope that you are all doing well. This week’s post is all about knitting needles: metal ones, verses Bamboo. When I first started knitting again, probably in my late twenties. I needed some knitting needles but all I could find were ones made from Bamboo. As I hadn’t knitted anything for several years, …

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