Finished in early March, the first project from A Year Of Techniques was a pair of Hyacinthus Armwarmers knit in my favourite yarn, Zauberball. Knit over the course of a week, this simple little project pretty much flew off the needles. With minimal shaping and …
I have been putting those last few finishing touches to my latest pattern, which I hope to publish and upload tomorrow. All ends have been woven in, and the pattern checked and edited, charted and written in full.
I have found that recently that I am struggling to find time in the evenings after work to add those little tweaks to my blog that I have been thinking of working on for some time. So, tomorrow I have booked a day off work to very specifically not put on my work clothes, to sit on the sofa rather than at a desk, and to enjoy some quality time working on my blog rather than picking over the details of spreadsheets and stock figures.
And, importantly, I shall be able to find the time to publish my latest mitts pattern, Birchwood, which I shall be listing on Ravelry tomorrow, and that gives me something to be excited about – but only after I have had a bit of a lie in.
Some days in the office I feel as if I am working in Siberia. I’m sure it’s a common phenomena, but where I work the Air-Con Wars are particularly fiercely fought with the powers that be craving permanently Arctic conditions whilst the rest of us …
I only have one pair of mittens, so they get almost constant use during the autumn and winter and are invaluable when the big freeze has settled in as it has now in the UK.