Author Archives: Kelly

Moving Home

I’ve decided to stop blogging with WordPress and start using the blog feature that comes along with my website provider. I’ve moved all the archived posts across which I enjoyed re-reading today. If you are still interested in following my … Continue reading

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Finished aran jumper (and another lovely gift)!

Finally, I got the little Aran jumper finished. Here’s a picture of it blocking, a close up of the pattern and the finished jumper sewn up and ready to be given away. I followed the pattern exactly as written except … Continue reading

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Relaxing Sunday…..

Yesterday was a nice relaxing day spent sketching, baking, pottering about in the garden and walking Cuilean.  I took measurements and drew a rough sketch of my hot water bottle.  Just need to work out my gauge and I’m ready … Continue reading

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Swatching & Photographing…..

I’ve been busy over the last few days working on swatches for my C & G design – a hot water bottle cover. From top to bottom:  Ridge Stitch, Trellis Stitch & Woven Stitch.  I was going to do a … Continue reading

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Spring has sprung (and a lovely gift)!

Firstly, I would like to say a huge thank you to my Californian friend Jen who sent me a beautifully soft pair of hand-knitted fingerless gloves.  I can’t tell you how much I’ve worn them since I received them.  It’s … Continue reading

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Books, Books, Books!

I love books, particularly knitting ones. I was looking through my bookcase today, contemplating having a bit of an early spring clean but I just can’t bear to part with any of them – so there they stay! A couple … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

I want to learn 12 new crafts over the next 12 months that I’ve never tried before using online tutorials and this ‘Needlecraft Encyclopedia’ that I’ve had for years. These are the crafts I’ve decided on: January: Crocheting February: Tatting … Continue reading

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A Knitter’s Christmas Eve by Nancy Massaroni

’Twas the night before Christmas and all around me There was unfinished knitting not under the tree. The stockings weren’t hung by the chimney with care ’Cause the heels and the toes had not a stitch there. The children were … Continue reading

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Santa’s Little Helper!

Happy Christmas and all the very best for 2013!  

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Time Flies!….

I can’t believe it’s December!  Where has this year gone?  My Christmas tree is back up – it doesn’t seem like long ago I was moaning about taking it down. I received my latest copy of ‘Cast On’ magazine and … Continue reading

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