Holiday

The past few weeks have been a patchwork of working really hard and relaxing in different places. Part of my set-up practice for Popup Wool Show shows the different colour yarns I will have with me for Nos Da kits and also the gorgeous colours of laceweight available for my various lace designs, including DriftingContinue reading “Holiday”

Snowdrop

The first snowdrop is in flower in the garden! It’s called Gabriel and is one of the earliest, always flowering before Christmas. Seeing these always lifts me – they are so delicate and yet so very resilient. I couldn’t understand how they survived the frost and snow until Mum told me that they contain theirContinue reading “Snowdrop”

Any Colour You Like

How can a week have gone so quickly? It was wonderful to see my mum again last week (and to achieve the journey). I am very glad to report that she approves of both the marmalade (possibly my best yet!) and the sourdough bread, though the crusts were a little too crusty once toasted. I,Continue reading “Any Colour You Like”

Stepping Out

This is the first blog post I have written whilst sitting outside on the patio. We are so lucky to have outdoor space of our own and this year I am determined to make the most of it. The birds have proved extra greedy this week – I put up a new coconut half yesterdayContinue reading “Stepping Out”

Burn, Baby, Burn!

Today I want to tell you a little about the ‘other’ side of my business, the wood burning, non-yarny side. In May last year I accompanied my wife up Snowdon Mountain Railway with a number of pupils from her school and their families. It was a great adventure, despite the cloud being so dense thatContinue reading “Burn, Baby, Burn!”

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