My first handspun yarn
I know I’ve mentioned previously that I’m in awe of handspinners. For my first attempt at spinning a yarn, I wanted to make something really luxurious and indulgent.
May I present to you the first skein of yarn I’ve spun; I love the rich chocolatey sheen! It’s just so silky. Continue reading
Knit Night: beads added with a wire hook
So you’ve got the hang of adding beads with a crochet hook? If you want to move on, there is a world of possibilities. I’m going to summarise the options and wax lyrical about my favourite. Continue reading
Painted in Agawa Canyon colours
I am thrilled to reveal Painted, my new scarf design for The Loopy Ewe. I was very excited when Sheri invited me to design for her Spring Giftables Club, and eagerly anticipated the arrival of Sheri’s chosen yarn. Continue reading
Stay Awhile, with beaded picots
I am often reluctant to write on technical subjects because there is so much already out here. However, I thought a handy one-page pdf might be useful addition to a project bag, whether you print it out or add it to your electronic library. So, you can download your handy one-sheet reference here – Beading tutorial –
Or…just keep reading. I know I don’t always want to go digging around in a pdf, so the information is also right here on this blog post. OK, so I’ve embellished (pun intended) the tutorial a little since I’m not so limited by space.