Tag Archives: thoughts

Spoiler alert! The moths were innocent!

Every knitter is on constant alert for the dreaded clothes moth – the tiny creatures can wreak havoc in your precious stash and can leave your hand knitted treasures in tatters 😦 So when I saw holes in several t-shirts recently, I began … Continue reading

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Rays of light

These lovely rays of light lifted my spirits this week … I love the shapes, the textures, the optimism and the defiant contrast with the shadow. When the world is full of challenges, it’s important to notice the small moments … Continue reading

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Casting off 2016, casting on a new knitting WIP for 2017

As 2016 comes to an end, and I reflect on the ups and downs of the past few months, it’s time to cast on a new knitting project to help me structure my thoughts and work towards 2017 with optimism … Continue reading

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Best knitting tips?

We learn so much over the years. Much of it by trial and error 😉 This is certainly the case in knitting and crochet! With this in mind, and to share our learning, what are the best knitting tips or … Continue reading

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The one that got away

There was once a ball of sock yarn that wanted to become a shawl. It knew that most of the skeins in the stash were destined to be knitted and it felt special when it realised that its future was … Continue reading

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Thought for the day

Fluttering by with a thought for the day … Let’s dream! 🙂

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In the long run

Today’s unexpected knitting thought started with the recurrence of a niggling pain in my wrist … I’ve had a weakness there for years – probably a combination of too much computer work in my job and a love of handicraft … Continue reading

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Knitting poems

Today’s unexpected knitting thought came to me by post! This little book of 10 poems was a lovely surprise gift from a non-knitting friend who clearly knows me well! The small paperback book has a vintage feel, with a textured … Continue reading

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Yarn imitates life

The middle of the ball erupted, leaving a tangled mess. It all seems impossible to sort out. No logic, no reason. It wasn’t meant to be like this. Conflicting complexities, different knots – which to tackle first? Tired, it is … Continue reading

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Paper twiddling

If you’re ever in a long meeting with me, I should apologise now because I may annoy you with my paper twiddling. You know those remnants left in the notebook wire after you’ve torn out a page? It helps my … Continue reading

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