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The end of May: The indigo blanket
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The end of May: The indigo blanket

Last day of May and here is my May blanket… I’ve called it the Indigo blanket because of the colors.     The Indigo blanket has been a bit of an unusual one and definitely an experiment. As I have said on my previous post on Facebook I did not have a plan of what I...

My YARN SHOP DAY at THREADS in Dunbarton
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My YARN SHOP DAY at THREADS in Dunbarton

Let me tell you about last Saturday. As part of YSD I was at  THREADS WOOL SHOP in Dunbarton.  (143 Glasgow road, Dunbarton, G82 1RQ ). Dumbarton is a town on the north bank of the River Clyde about half an hour from Glasgow. I got an amazing welcome from the owner Linda, her daughter Lorna,...

April blanket:  ‘the Norian blanket’
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April blanket: ‘the Norian blanket’

My belated Easter post…I have been sitting on this blog entry for 10 days…the plan was to get it published before Easter, but things have gotten in the way so I am just now making the final touches to the post. So I hope all of you had a lovely Easter or spring break with your families,...

Voilà ! the macaroons blanket.
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Voilà ! the macaroons blanket.

31stof March! just in time…. You probably have already seen some previews on my  Instagram. I finished the macaroon blanket last week, but I have been so busy trying to finalise the last details of the ” secret project” plus I had a few deadlines at work . However, I am now finally sitting down,...

Never mind the macaroons…mini grannies are like Marmite!
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Never mind the macaroons…mini grannies are like Marmite!

An unusual title, I know…but if you are acquainted with Marmite you will know exactly where I’m coming from! For those of you that haven’t the faintest idea what Marmite is, I will explain.. Marmite is a thick, sticky paste made from concentrated yeast extract, a byproduct from brewing beer. German scientist Justus Liebig invented accidentally the...

My yarn room makeover
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My yarn room makeover

Hi, Everyone! If you follow me on Facebook, you might know I spent the past two days trying to re-organize my studio.  It wasn’t meant to be a big job; just assembling two small bookcases and shifting some of the books to create more space for my yarn.. because I am, as probably many of you...

More about the Emily…
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More about the Emily…

I thought I’d write an update on the blanket I’m currently making. I must say it has not been plain sailing, maybe it is because the task to transform an idea into reality, especially if it is something that you are passionate about, is never easy. If you have read my previous post, you might...

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