42 Is The Answer

According to Douglas Adams, 42 is the answer to "... the Ultimate Question of Life, the Universe, and Everything". This simple garter stitch scarf has 42 points, so designer, Martina Behm, called her scarf Hitchhiker. My eye has passed over this pattern many times, (it's perfect for variegated yarn - we all love them, buy … Continue reading 42 Is The Answer


2015 Has been quite the year and seems to have flown by. I started the year obsessed with crochet, having finally got the hang of it in 2014. In 2015 I started flexing my knitting muscles again and soon got back into it. I'm finding that I like 'quick knit' projects like shawls and socks, … Continue reading 2015

Tiger Feet

I made socks! This might be a rather sad admission but my bucket list doesn't include things like 'swim with dolphins', but it does include 'make a pair of socks'. I have looked at many sock patterns over the years and they made my eyes cross. I couldn't visualise what they wanted me to do. … Continue reading Tiger Feet

More Goodies

Isn't it beautiful? I was looking on Etsy for a little project bag and fell in love with this one as soon as I saw it. This was made by PapaDon, who has some gorgeous bags in his Etsy shop. I've always had a weakness for turquoise and orange and the design looks like knitting … Continue reading More Goodies


The needle case I'd ordered off Etsy arrived yesterday, and I'm thrilled with it. I love the chickens and I love the bright yellow background. I smile every time I look at it. I have just spent a happy hour rummaging through my old knitting basket and sorting all my needles according to size. I … Continue reading Chickens!