New beginnings

New beginnings

I'm sat contemplating what to write in today's blog post, and behind me Spotify has started to play Pachelbel's Canon. It is the music I walked down the aisle to last summer when I married Ashton and...

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Mindfulness hobbies for busy mums

Mindfulness hobbies for busy mums

Aka my top tips for getting time for YOU back.

Works in Progress

Works in Progress

My Knit Club and I often swap notes on how many works in progress we each have on the go. More commonly described as WIPs - most of us are 'guilty'.

Why are skeins so desirable to 'real knitters'?

Why are skeins so desirable to 'real knitters'?

What is it about skeins? For so many knitters, there is something enticing about yarn in its unballed state. It is more desirable, more exciting, and.

Could You Do Less to Achieve More and be Happier?

Could You Do Less to Achieve More and be Happier?

Hello! Today I'm thinking about small but significant changes I could make to reduce my stress levels and increase happiness. Every now and then I.

Vodka Lemonade? Don't mind if I do!

Vodka Lemonade? Don't mind if I do!

Casting on a new project is always a treat, and in 2018 I plan to treat myself lots. ;-) I spent some time at the beginning of the year hanging out.

Meet Jenny Riley - Geeky Knitter and Crochet Now Editor

Meet Jenny Riley - Geeky Knitter and Crochet Now Editor

Hello, please introduce yourself and tell us what you do.

What's Happening at Magnolia Tree Wools?

What's Happening at Magnolia Tree Wools?

Hello. Something big is happening at Magnolia Tree Wools, which I am excited to tell you about. As you know, the shop opened in September 2016, and.

The Beginner's Guide to Hand Dyeing Yarn

The Beginner's Guide to Hand Dyeing Yarn

Question: Just how much fun can you have with some undyed yarn and a set of food colouring gels?

January Knitting and Crochet Blog Round Up

January Knitting and Crochet Blog Round Up

Hello. So what’s happening in the world of yarn at the moment? Here are some of my favourite knitting blog posts from the past few weeks. (All images.