A new project on the go

I was in Melbourne recently and my daughter took me to a wonderful wool shop in Hastings. Little Woolie Makes. The shop has an amazing array of wools with many from overseas that are expensive to buy if you buy direct from overseas as you have to pay postage. It is also good to be…

A new skill

During the Tour de France I have been knitting a jumper for my elder daughter.  There is only tonight to go and the Tour will be finished.  I managed to finish the jumper today but I had to learn a new skill in order to finish the jumper.  The skill I have mastered is Italian…

Harris tweed bag

When we were in Scotland on our last holiday there before COVID I bought a piece of Harris tweed.  I had no idea what I was going to make from it but my elder daughter made a beautiful bag from the piece of tweed I had given her so I thought I would do the…

Denim done.

I have finished crocheting this rug from demin jeans which I recycled into strips for the rug. I could make it bigger but I have had enough.  It has been sitting on my bench for a long time.  Time for it to move to the floor.  I think it will go in the laundry. I…

Different socks

I have done some sock knitting in the past few months and the socks I have knitted have been a bit different to those I usually knit. These are the usual socks I knit which are 4ply and from a multicoloured ball of wool. This time I knitted some 8ply socks for my grandson.  He…

One skein of wool

I recently visited, with my sister-in-law, our local wool shop in Lakes Entrance, Stitches ‘n’ Things. My sister-in-law likes to visit this shop when she comes to visit us.  She invariably buys a fair amount of wool as she doesn’t have such a great selection where she lives. I said I would go along with…