I just blooming love it when the weather turns colder and we need to wear a wee bit more wool. And you know what else I love? Texture! Whether it is a wool with a beautiful character or a design with a beautifully structured, or textured appearance, ooh! they want to jump right on my needles.
Time to grab a drink, grab a WIP and settle in for the one with loads of reviews!
If like me you feel the need to cast on all the things, you could start with Ann Kingstone’s new mini collection Tup Knits!
You may remember when I was talking about future plans that I hinted at some exciting collaborations….
The one thing that most of you know is that you want to knit ALL the haps in Kate Davies’ The Book of Haps. Deciding on which one to cast on first is the tricky thing and then the next question is, which yarn?!
Announcing the return of the hapalong. I’ve been thinking since the last hapalong that there should be a little celebration of this book with another KAL. The fact that the hapalong is mentioned in the book means that your own hap projects have been saluted too and that is definitely worth casting on another hap, isn’t it?
Louise Tilbrook is here for a quick-fire Five Questions on the topic of natural sheepy shades!
Today I have Joy McMillan, AKA The Knitting Goddess, coming around for a cuppa and five questions. Pour yourself a cup too and join us as Joy talks about the importance of using British wool, her (un)typical day, as well as clubs and socks. Speaking of socks there is a really lovely sock-related give-away at the end of this post, courtesy of Jot