• Weaving

    Crackle Bag

    Wait, that sounds wrong…. This morning I had a meeting with my lovely weaving study group. We have been together now almost two years I think, 9 of us. (8 women, 1 man). Every month or so we meet to discuss our current study topic, which usually involves some type of goal or project that we are to have completed. Honestly, I think know this group is the only reason that I get any weaving done at all. We decided when we started the group that we had to commit to it, to really make sure that we were getting the most out of it, both for ourselves and for…

  • Quilting

    What of the Goals?

    Thanks everyone for chiming in on the shawl knitting topic – I am glad to see that it is not just me that only feels like knitting shawls at the moment. You might remember way back when, that I had set a goal for myself to make 6 quilts this year. Let’s just say that is not going well. I have managed to finish a couple, but they were gifts, that that wasn’t really what I wanted to do as part of the goal. I made this one for my new nephew, out of some fun Cat in the Hat fabric that I had: I did one of my favourite…

  • Knitting

    Summer Knitting – Shawls

    I have to say that my knitting has slowed down significantly this summer. I have just had so many sewing/weaving/cross stitch/house projects on the go that it has just been put on the back burner a bit. But with the cooler weather starting to show it’s face, with lovely evenings and cool damp mornings, I am getting ready to pick up my needles again. It had been a while since I had updated my Knits page, but that is all done now. I do keep my Ravelry page pretty well up to date, but for some reason I often forget to post on the blog. While I have been slower…