Greenhouse Gardening – Making a start

We bought a greenhouse! It was one of those, “I’ve always wanted a greenhouse”…. Followed by a “hey look, this one is for sale”…. Then some googling alternatives, and picking one. It’s awesome. However, I have noted that the internet is limited about advice on actually greenhouse gardening, so I will be making a series…

Knitted Heart Puff

Heart Puff – Knitting Pattern

Tiny knitted hearts! Super cute, and easy to make. This familiar with hexapuffs will note a similarity to these “Hearty Puffs” – 2 sided, stuffable hearts. Perfect for decorating other items, making brooches, or hanging as bunting. They can even be sewn together into a blanket (reversing vertically sewn strings of hearts together) You will…

Ski Style Heart Beanie

Ski Style Beanie with Hearts

Love is in the air…. Well… Knitted hearts are in the air anyway. 3 new heart designs this week alone! Here is the first: a red and white ski style beanie decorated with mountains, snow and hearts. You will need: Size 4mm needles Size 4.5mm needles 1/2 ball red dk yarn 1/2 ball white dk…

Exploring The Weta Cave

Now, I am a mad keen movie fan. I could happily see movies all day. Especially sci-fi and fantasy movies. I love stories and impossible worlds, so of course, a trip to The Weta Cave is always a highlight. I’ve been before. And it was awesome. And now I went again. Yes, this is being…

And a general update of sorts…

Well, it has been a crazy, crazy week. It started with buying a greenhouse…. And half way through the construction, the damn thing collapsed. So long story short, and many, many tears, we are rebuilding the greenhouse this weekend. I’m excited and nervous all at once about it. Then there was the earthquake- 6.3. We…