Tag: book

Reading Material

Reading Material

Last week I was browsing online (always a dangerous pastime, I am sure many of you will know) when I decided, on a whim, to see if there were any new One Skein Wonders books that had been published. I will say upfront that I 

WIP: Octopus From Amigurumi Knits

WIP: Octopus From Amigurumi Knits

For a couple of years now I have admired the animal-based patterns of Hansi Singh, and the book ‘Amigurumi Knits’ is one that I have almost bought about a hundred times, but never actually clicked the button to finalise the purchase. But the other day I 

Two Christmas Stockings In Print

Two Christmas Stockings In Print

Last week a copy of the 10th issue of Simply Knitting arrived through my door and I finally got to see the pictures and layouts of my two designs in the accompanying Hand Knit Christmas book. I was pleasantly surprised by the quality of the book which has quite a few nice designs and which sits perfectly on the book shelf.

Inside, the pictures that I had been looking forward to were beautifully staged, and the patterns nicely laid out.

The other reason that I had been looking forward to receiving the issue was so that I could get the patterns uploaded to Ravelry, as I wasn’t entirely certain what the magazine had changed the names of the designs to, but as soon as I had the confirmation Star Stocking and Cool Stocking were entered into the Ravelry database and I could update my projects page with the sample knits created for the magazine.

A Rainbow Of Stitches

A Rainbow Of Stitches

I was hoping to have a shawl progress update to post today, but I haven’t been too well these last couple of days and can’t summon the will to either knit nor take any photographs, so instead I have a few poorly taken photographs that 

Catching Up, Sitting Down, And Starting Again.

Catching Up, Sitting Down, And Starting Again.

Some days it is just hard to achieve anything that you set down to so. I have a headache that is creeping its way into migraine territory, have just been sitting in a room full of ill people at the doctors surgery and have come 

And The Winner Is…

And The Winner Is…

Number 15, come on down, the Prize Is Right!

And you are?

Helen.

Nice to Meet you, Helen. And you are from?

Minniemoll Knits and Crafts!


OK Helen, if you give your address to one of our beautiful assistants they’ll sort you out with a copy.