World Book Day is nearly upon us (3rd of March 2016 in case you are wondering). If you are anything like me, the thought of putting an outfit for school together is slightly scary, especially when it has to be themed. I don’t know why but the moment Little Man says he has to dress … More World Book Day
I’ve been toying with the idea of writing this blog post for a while. In fact I actually sat down and wrote these thoughts in my notebook, then put it aside because I wasn’t sure whether to post it online. Why am I in two minds about this? Well basically I have read so many … More Should I make my hobby into a business?
This week I thought I’d share with you my super easy scarf and snood patterns. As you probably know by now, I spin and sell my own yarn. I want people who buy my yarn to be able to make something beautiful from it. So, I have written 3 very easy patterns that can be … More The tale of two scarves and a snood (patterns)
In honour of the Great British Bake Off final tonight I thought I’d share with you my favourite bake. This is a Kransekake. For those of you who don’t know what that is, it’s a Scandinavian celebration celebration cake made, basically from marzipan. Yummy! Last Christmas, they featured a recipe for this on the GBBO … More My Kransekake Show Stopper
Here in the UK this time of year isn’t just the beginning of Autumn, it’s the culmination of weeks of blood, sweat and tears that is otherwise known as ‘The Great British Bake Off’. If you are unfamiliar with GBBO, it’s basically a TV programme where the best home bakers in the country compete, all … More Cakes, Cakes and more Cakes
It’s been a while since I’ve done a ‘Folksy Friday’ post so, seeing as Autumn is just around the corner, I thought I’d share with you a few of my favourites. This lovely bracelet set is made by the very talented Bobby’s Boutique. Isn’t it beautiful? One of our favourite places to walk the dog … More Folksy Autumn Inspiration
This time last year I was working on two blankets. One of them was my 2014 ‘Granny Square a Week’ blanket and the other was a blanket for little man, inspired by his love of a certain hama bead Super Mario character we’d recently made. Well I did manage to complete my 2014 blanket and … More A tale of two blankets