Knitting · Nostalgia

Delving into history

Last night I found myself ambling through the blog posts I wrote before the long break. As I was wearing my Laccaria cardigan and reading the post about completing that cardigan, I felt inspired to photograph my current 'wardrobe' of knitted garments and analyse how old they were. This has been very interesting because researching… Continue reading Delving into history

Knitting · Norwich · Nostalgia

Outside my comfort zone

Picking up on┬álast Monday's post when I mentioned perfume, I would like to introduce you to a celebrated Norwich restaurant, The Belgian Monk. It serves a wide selection of Belgian beers and mussels galore, not to mention an extensive restaurant menu. It opened in 2000 and is still very popular. It is on one of… Continue reading Outside my comfort zone


Knitting – 5 favourite things

Today I've challenged myself to come up with five favourite things associated with my knitting. There is no way in the world that these five things are my "favourite" in each category, but they are one of my favourites in each category! A favourite knitting bag Well, this one is easy because I don't really… Continue reading Knitting – 5 favourite things


Finished object – maroon sweater

I have finished my sweater! Although this is a distinctly autumn knit, I am counting it as the summer garment as far as my intentions for the year go (I was aiming to get one garment and three pairs of socks knitted in each of the four "seasons" this year and I'm running way behind).… Continue reading Finished object – maroon sweater


Knitting (in) circles

I thought I would break with recent tradition and grace the page with a photograph of a piece of knitting, and not a moment too soon I hear you say if you've been following this blog thinking it was about knitting. Thus far, I have knit a number of nice woolly cowls to stock this… Continue reading Knitting (in) circles

Knitting · Purpose

Pile of plans

Back from my "staycation" holiday and buzzing with ideas which rapidly need to be transformed into goals and achieved. I previously alluded to my desire to earn my living using more of my creativity, and one part of this is my plan to open an Etsy shop selling hand-knitted accessories and baby clothes. Over the… Continue reading Pile of plans