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Time, Beauty And Achievement

Time, Beauty And Achievement

Every now and again I will tend to write a little on why I continue to make and create, re-invent and imagine and, ultimately, why I still maintain this site. The reasons I have had have changed somewhat over the years, from the previous incarnation […]

Progression – The Great British Sewing ME

Progression – The Great British Sewing ME

I have often considered (and occasionally written about) the progression of skill in crafting and how different people variously approach further learning in their craft. I admit a strange unease and frustration when I have heard people discuss at stalls or within stores the knitting […]

New Project Preparation

New Project Preparation

How far ahead of time do you start to mentally prepare for a new project? I was having a think about how I come to start and develop an idea or longing for a new project, and realised that ideas can sit around in my […]

Knit Your Best

Knit Your Best

Recently I have been asked in a couple of interviews and blog pieces what my tips to other knitters and crafters would be. I often think that the most important thing is to keep on learning, and never decide that your skill set is complete […]

Knitting and Creativity

Knitting and Creativity

This past weekend the nip in the air and a general feeling of tiredness and a need for something comforting meant there was nothing I wanted to do more than curl up on the sofa with some knitting. I had a rummage through the yarn […]

Charting Your Progress

Charting Your Progress

Whilst the poll has by no mean run its course yet, the first few hours of voting have produced what I think are some very interesting results. As the vote stands (though it may well have changed by the time you are reading this), there […]