Thursday, 28 May 2009


I've been super busy fixing up my garden.

Have some masterwort eye candy.

Tuesday, 10 February 2009


I've got so many knitting projects to finish in the next few weeks, I haven't got much else to say.

Not to mention that spinning I need to get done!

Here's Purdy looking bored with me taking pictures of her instead of detailed gabbling from me.


Monday, 2 February 2009


I think I've finally cracked the coordination thing with my spinning wheel. I spent a bunch of time yesterday managing the whole treadling and drafting at the same time thing. Looks pretty too. Not very even mind, but practice, practice, practice will soon sort that out, I'm sure.


It's a merino/silk blend.

Wednesday, 21 January 2009

Cat & Socks

Purdy, who is usually very camera shy, was being surprisingly co-operative the other night.
As you see.

I also managed to finish my Siren Socks. It's always nice to get back to selfish knitting after the holiday knitting crazy.

Monday, 10 November 2008

Traipsing through Cambridge

Fully loaded with camera, of course!

Past the back of Kings College and the famous Kings College Chapel (viewed across the River Cam)

Appreciating the interesting architecture, both new...

And old

A quick stroll through the market

Finding interesting little museums hidden amongst the colleges (this is the museum of Archeology and Anthropology), with obligatory bicycle!

Friday, 30 May 2008

The first sock

Well, this is it. My first foray into design. So far it's looking really impressive, and I think you will have to agree!

It's going to be called "Butterflies and Bees". I'm knitting it in Merino/Silk (I wanted some luxury for my feets after knitting so much for other people lately.

I'll be sure to update as I go along.

The first sock, so far: