Top 10 Patterns of 2018

It has been a challenging year really, with so much going on. I had hoped to have more patterns released this year, but it just hasn’t happened due to work and injury. However, I am proud of the fact that I have managed to maintain a posting schedule in the last quarter. Hopefully I can…

Last minute Christmas Gift Knits for Kids

With Christmas just around the corner, you may well now be aware of kids or teens that you still haven’t sorted out something for. Here is my sure-fire hits for teens and children that don’t take long to make or much yarn. Knitted creatures Fantastic Beasts released the second film in the series, “The Crimes…

6 Super Cool Knitting Patterns from Instructables

Long time readers will be well aware of my love affair with Instructables.  I have taught them, written them, won them and even spoke at an educational conference about using them in class.  Basically I thought it time to compile a post made of the greatest knitting patterns included on Instructables.  The advantage here is…

Getting back on the band wagon

I tell you, summer and autumn are completely mental times of the year!  I feel like I’m falling behind in the garden, and with all the harvesting…. not to mention working out how to keep produce for winter! Today I bottled another 6 bottles of beetroot.  These must be mentioned are small jars…. this adds…