Discover the Best Places to Buy Yarn in Gothenburg, Sweden

Travelling as much as I do makes finding time to quilt more of a problem due to the size of the equipment, meaning handwork, particularly knitting and crochet, is easier to pack in your day-bag. All three crafts are integral parts of Sweden’s cultural fabric and have long and enduring histories. The presence of so … Read more

What’s your favourite Scarf Pattern?

Hello! I posted about this on Instagram today (Sunday 27 November). I’m looking for tips and ideas about everyone’s favourite Scarf Pattern. I am leaving Spain soon and heading towards Iceland, the NE USA and Canada and I need something warm, but want something stylish. Colours: all welcome. I was thinking khaki green or navy, … Read more

Sock Knitting Mistakes

I bit the sock-knitting bullet really firmly in 2020. I think I get it now. As a scarf and blanket knitter and crocheter, sporadically, since childhood, I was a ‘flat’ knitter. However, I wasn’t totally ready for knitting heels around corners! Yarn Hell During the austerity era in Ireland and the UK (2007ish), I needed … Read more