Monthly Archives: November 2016

Knitting and Stitching Show round-up 

Yesterday my daughter Poppy and I (Anna, in the pink cardigan) went to the Knitting and Stitching Show at Harrogate. We had persuaded ourselves to be sensible and not go this year (can’t afford it, too much stash already etc) and then she won two tickets! We decided it would be tragic to waste them….but […]

Learn to knit with colour 

Yesterday saw me back at Hopton House in lovely Shropshire  for our colour work workshop. We were starting knitting the lovely Manzanita Tam by Gardiner Yarnworks and there was a lot to be learning! Our fearless knitters Helena, Lynne and Lynne had come to learn not just the colour work side of things but the […]

Shawl Knitting Workshop 

Well, on Thursday 10th November we held our shawl knitting workshop at Hopton House in Shropshire. Four lovely ladies had booked in for the day and obviously the first thing needed was tea (or coffee) and cake. Karen’s lemon drizzle and banana bread were set upon with enthusiasm and we sat round the fire, introduced ourselves […]