Frost on her toes

We've been enjoying a run of frosty mornings here in the East of England, and what better way to celebrate than to wear my recently-completed sparkly socks? I enjoyed working on these and they were a nice, speedy knit. The wool, West Yorkshire Spinners' Signature Sparkle 4-ply in the Silent Night shade, behaved perfectly with…

Circularity

I'm seeing circles everywhere at the moment. My cassette collection hasn't grown since before Christmas, but I've enjoyed listening to the cassettes I'd picked up. The spinning of sprockets, the steady spooling of the tape from one side to the other, and that most circular of all experiences: rediscovering old favourites, have kept me charmed.…

A lot of knitting!

So, in last week's post I wrote about being happy to have hit the 8-inch mark on this Christmas knit. Just imagine how I feel now that I've got 23 inches done! When I photographed it I'd just done the armhole shaping - you can see my cast-off stitches - and this is always when…