The Maine attraction….

Well, I’ve been trailing this for a while and FINALLY my Downton Abbey swap parcel has arrived all the way from Maine. thank you sooo much Libbybrook (you can find her blog here, btw) Want to see what she sent me??? Ooooo a spotty ribbon, good sign. Some very tasty looking Maine blueberry jam…and some…

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…

The suspense…

I’ve finished my ravelry Downton Abbey swap knit. And all the goodies. Here’s my parcel before I packaged it up. It’s going to the US. Hope my swap partner likes it. I’ll post more when I know she’s received it. Looking forward to mine too…

Manhattan Abbey

Well, I’ve joined my first knitting swap. A US Based one, run by Subway Knits, based on Downton Abbey. Barking mad but then isn’t that what it’s al about when you get down to it? You can read about it here. I have answered the very detailed questions and await my allocation with, it has…

iStitch – a passion for patterns

So, I got an iPad 2 for Christmas, did I mention that? I’ve been playing with it for a while now and thought it might be fun to run an occasional series (iStitch, see what I did there!?) of tips and ideas that might prove useful, daft or ideally both. First up is a simple but deadly…