Monday Update A change to the regular Monday updates. I've been asked to use the blog as not everyone uses Facebook. Peter is in the shop today and I am home. Next Thinkific Class I am working on my second paid Thinkific class. This one is knitting hats in the round. Many people who come… Continue reading Monday Update 16th March 2020
Inspired by Liz I met Liz Haywood when I first opened the shop, about five years ago. A gifted author and knitter, Liz was a regular contributor to Yarn Magazine. I've enjoyed Liz's support and friendship and have been in awe of her talent. Her first book the Dressmakers Companion was a resounding success winning the… Continue reading Zero Waste Sewing – Bronze Age Style
Congratulations to my friend Liz Haywood on the launch of her second book on the 14th of March. Zero Waste Sewing. Read more about Liz's latest book on her blog https://lizhaywood.com.au/zero-waste-sewing-book/ Liz asked me to be part of her blog tour and helped me construct my garment which I will show off this Thursday. The… Continue reading Zero Waste Sewing by Liz Haywood
It's one of our oldest technologies. Passed from generation to generation. It has physically shaped us. We no longer have hair to keep us warm, we have the dexterity in our fingers. It's a craft that has evolved with us. A craft that connects us to the earliest humans. A thread through time and history.… Continue reading 30,000 plus Years and still going strong.
I wrote this little pattern for my beginning knitting class. They had all learned to knit and purl and now it was time to learn to make stocking stitch, decrease and make yarn overs. This fun little project isn't a slave to gauge always a help for new knitters who haven't yet spent the hours… Continue reading Little Purse