East, west…

I’m back at home after a nice, busy little break in London. It's good to go off and explore something different, but I still adhere to the old saying “East, west, home’s best”. Today I’m going to write about the first adventure I had planned for my holiday - my trip to the Knitting and…

Pamalison (sometimes) knits

The knitting has been happening, but it has been a gradual return. When I knit, I do knit a fair amount, but there are still long runs of days where I don’t even bring the knitting basket over to where I’m sitting. My first choice of project has been this vintage cardigan using the bright…

There will be wool

My mind has slowly turned back to thoughts of knitting, leading me to to wonder whether the slump might be partly explained by not having enough inspiring yarns lying around. As soon as that occurred to me I got a little splurgey and now there's lots of wool. I put in an order for enough…

A new incarnation

Perhaps it seemed that I would never get back to producing any knitting content. Progress has certainly been less than stellar, but nevertheless progress has been made. The pink wool is being reincarnated into a new iteration of an old favourite and I feel renewed confidence in it. In fact, I don't know why it…

The good days of Henry The First

I snapped this frothy floral delight on my walk home from the local shop this morning and it seems suitably buccolic to suit a discussion about the old days... and about the very old days indeed. This week it was time to finish one journal notebook and move into a new one. The outgoing bound…

In my knitting lexicon

I have put in the work on my sleeveless cardigan, growing it steadily, enjoying the knitting and, when it came to the border, the crocheting. Now it is as close to being finished as it will ever be. There are a few ends hanging loose, but that doesn't matter because I'm going to frog it.…