The most interesting little shop in Lakes

Stitches ‘N’ Things I have no photo of the shop but it is only a tiny shop in the main street of Lakes Entrance. Recently I made a return visit to this wonderful shop.  It is a treasure trove of all things you need for knitting, crochet and sewing, but not dressmaking patterns or dress…

It has taken five attempts before I got it right

My granddaughter would like me to make her a new blanket as the previous one has given up the ghost.  I thought I might be able to make her one from the wool I have in my stash so I started with this ball first. The wool is lovely and soft but I realised after…

Cotton denim yarn

I usually take some form of craft with me when we go on holiday as I like to have something to do in the evenings or on wet weather days.  I do a great deal of reading on holiday but I also do knitting, sewing or crochet.  This holiday I took along a pattern and…

An unexpected visit to the city centre of Melbourne.

I have just returned from two days in Melbourne.  I love visiting Melbourne.  This time I went down to visit a Craft and Sewing Show, being held at the Caulfield Race Course, which turned out to be extremely disappointing.  I have been to a Quilt Show in Melbourne previously and had a wonderful time but…

Project no longer half done, it’s finished.

I mentioned this particular project in a previous post. I finally finished it today.  I am happy with the way it turned out. The pattern even has pockets.  This is the first time I have knitted anything that has pockets in it and I have done a fair bit of knitting in my time. This is…