Knitting: Knotted Openwork Stitch

Knitting: Knotted Openwork Stitch

Well, it would appear that Spring has well and truly sprung here in North East Scotland. Right now we have wall to wall blue skies and sunshine. I’m sitting writing this with the windows of my home office wide open and all I can hear is the sound of birdsong and the odd dog barking … Read More

Knitting: The Rice Stitch

Knitting: The Rice Stitch

Hello! I hope you’ve all finally managed to get back to normal after the festivities. As much as I love Christmas and New Year, I’m afraid I love returning to normal even more. I also love the start of a new year. I always visualise it as a brand new notebook ready and waiting for me to … Read More

Mastering the Craft of Knitting

Mastering the Craft of Knitting

A few weeks ago I was browsing Facebook – as you do – when I came across a really interesting article on the Mail Online headed, ‘Why we’ve forgotten how to knit (but can still use Wi-Fi)‘. It lists 20 traditional skills, including knitting, map reading and spelling and grammar, that are in danger of … Read More