Drive on…

So, I’ve already mentioned the Downton Abbey Swap I took part in on Ravelry.  Well, my spoilee emailed this weekend to say she has received my little shoebox all the way in Maine.  She said she likes the goodies, phew! Want to see?!!??! Look…. The basic idea was that you were knitting for your partner’s…

Patience

This is my scarf. I finished it Wednesday. A mere three years and ten months after I cast on. It is the definition of glacial speed. It is the embodiment of patience. It waits. It watches. It sits. I love it. When I showed it off to Elder he took. A long hard look and…

Chop!!

I got bored tonight so out came the scissors. And chop! This is a long t shirt from Asos with lace trimming and crochet collar and it looks blardy awful on me. So scissors were the only option. Here’s the collar. Needs some umph. So let’s play…. I cut a patch from the scraps, cut…

Shoestring chic

As the wonderful Jean Kerr once wrote ‘I buy underpants like others buy gin, wildly, recklessly….’ I am the same with craft books. My latest is ‘Chic on a Shoestring’ by Mary Jane Baxter. Here she is. However, for the first time I thought I’d write a review. This way I will have a record…