I have a large collection of vintage patterns and it seems a shame not to share them with the world so I’ve decided to put together a few kits with some of my favourite patterns and my favourite yarns. This pattern is from August 1956’s Stitchcraft and is described as a Mandarin Cap. I must… Continue reading Hats, Hats, Hats!
I’ve a new mitten pattern ready for sale, these are “My Dear Mittens”, a play on words and a design inspired by my yarn store Dýr Yarns. The basic shape of these mittens are inspired by the Selbu mittens of Norway. Selbu mittens have a long history in Norway, often knitted for loved ones and… Continue reading My Dear Mittens
Willkommen, Bienvenue, Welcome. I’ve blogged in the past and my blogs, like my 13 year old diaries, were sporadic at best. There’d be 12 posts one after the other and then nothing for six months…but it’s January prime time for touch of the”New Year, New me” nonsense. So here is the list of things I… Continue reading New Beginnings